Are Video Games Really so Different from Books?

Without any further talk, I can probably name a dozen people that steadfastly hold to the extreme position on one end or the other of this argument. Are video games really that different from books? I love both, for different reasons. Books and games fulfill slightly different parts of me. I think it's worth noting … Continue reading Are Video Games Really so Different from Books?

Descriptive Prompt #5: Remote

I take a lot of inspiration from nature. One benefit of living in Wyoming is experiencing the bizarre landscapes we have here. Most places, admittedly, are characterized by a wide, desolate feeling. Our brief "green" season looks somewhat like that weird landscape that Microsoft pushed with one of its older operating systems back in the … Continue reading Descriptive Prompt #5: Remote

Descriptive Prompt #4: Gone

I really enjoy post-apocalyptic stories. Sometimes, they're overdone. Man-eating mutants seem to be a staple of the genre, with the remaining bits of humanity clinging to whatever livelihoods they can. There are lots of great video games with this setting, a fair number of decent movies, and maybe a handful of books that pull it … Continue reading Descriptive Prompt #4: Gone

Descriptive Prompt #3: Concrete Rain

This writing prompt image is a little different from the previous ones in that it shows a human presence. Still, this nature theme I've taken an interest in is present here. I don't normally think of the concrete jungle as a part of nature, but the roiling storm here shatters that illusion. I felt like … Continue reading Descriptive Prompt #3: Concrete Rain

Have Zombies Overstayed Their Welcome? (Part I)

If you haven’t heard about zombies, you should get out of the house more often. The days of Godzilla, Frankenstein’s monster, and the Mummy have largely passed. I’m interested in talking about zombies as a subject because of the growth of the genre’s popularity in my lifetime. As a kid, I rarely heard about cult … Continue reading Have Zombies Overstayed Their Welcome? (Part I)