I’m thrilled to bring you today’s episode of poorly written legislation in the USA, complements of California, the same state that brought you cancer warnings on bread and other fun and well-meaning laws. The subject of today’s legislation is bill “AB-1570: Collectibles: sale of autographed memorabilia” which was passed earlier this month. As Teleread reports,
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From today until October 3rd, my book The Horrible Plan of Horace Pickle will be on sale for $8.99 via my publisher’s website. If you’ve been putting off getting a copy, now is the perfect time! Click here to purchase it direct from Fantastic Journyes Publishing.
Well this is fun! Just a few days after I made my last post in which I mused over who would be the next great influence on our language, the Oxford English Dictionary has announced the addition of several words coined by author Roald Dahl. Revised entries in this range include those for words which
As of late there’s been a lot more ado about Scarlett Johansson portraying Major Kusanagi in the upcoming Ghost in the Shell live action movie. I try not to shy away from controversial topics on this website, and the portrayal of characters in film as a difference race than in their source material is something
We all know that Hollywood is obsessed with remakes and sequels, and it seems that audiences are pretty OK with that since they keep going to see them. It’s a topic of hopelessness and distress for many enthusiasts who just want something fresh. And although many articles and blog posts have been written over the
Debate is heating up about the recent announcement from Disney that is banning smoking from their films. Conversation has been pretty interesting, with lots of people commenting on how smoking can add to a character. Wolverine, J. Jonah Jameson, and the Punisher were examples given from comic books, but hundreds of other examples from other
Hey everyone! Tomorrow is the opening day for Cleveland ConCoction 2015. I’ll be there doing a number of panels, so I wanted to share my schedule here. Check it out! Friday 7 to 8pm – I’ll be signing copies of my book The Horrible Plan of Horace Pickle at the Author’s Alley (in the Lyra
What Are You Reading Today? Today is Read Across America Day, an event run by the National Education Association. It’s not an official national holiday like Labor Day, but it’s an important day none the less because on March 2nd we take some time to remember how important it is to get kids
You know, I really have to say that 2014 has been spectacular. My book came out in July, it’s rapidly getting into more and more shops, and people are loving it. The convention schedule was been pretty hefty… Otakon, Atlanta BJD Con, NE Geek Expo, and Steel City Con. The funny thing is, Steel City
Click here to read the newsletter, which includes a short wrap-up about the Book Party last night, the Indiegogo campaign, and, incidentally, the launching of this website!