Fruits Basket: 1st Season

Oh man, friends. Oh man. The entirety of Fruits Basket: 1st Season have aired, and I enjoyed it so much, as you have probably noticed on my Twitter. This is one of the best adaptations of a manga I have seen, honestly. It would have been difficult to do worse than the original Fruits Basket... Continue Reading →

Some announcements

A month or two ago I said I would have some announcements about what was coming up next for my writing. I wanted to share where my head has been. Please check in on my Books page or Events page for upcoming dates as they are firmed up. As you probably know, I have been... Continue Reading →

Climate change and contemporary sff

A few weeks ago Barnes and Noble published a blogpost entitled "Does Science Fiction Have a Moral Imperative to Address Climate Change?" This is an interesting, if leading question - this post ended up being more of a survey of the small subgenre of "cli-fi" - climate change driven science fiction. It's a subgenre near... Continue Reading →

The gray area of consent

One of the things that can be really powerful about narrative is the way that it explores issues that we are currently wrestling with, either as a collective or personally. I've talked about this idea before, and so have many others. So today I'm going to continue some thoughts I've expressed in other posts with... Continue Reading →

Dororo: who has the right to your body?

And we're back! Spoilers for Dororo this week, previously discussed in this post. The baby should never have lived. Hyakkimaru, the rightful heir to the Daigo name, was meant to die. His death, in the mind of his father, was necessary, noble. It was right. Hyakkimaru belonged to him. If Kagemitsu chose to give his... Continue Reading →

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