Monthly Archives: March 2013

My problem with Robert Heinlein

Allow me to commit science fiction blasphemy: I have a problem with some of Robert A. Heinlein’s stuff.   First, the gushing praise While I was growing up, I adored Heinlein’s work. In fact, Have Space Suit, Will Travel may … Continue reading

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The Key to Story Pacing

On Siege Tower Games blog today I wrote some words about techniques for great story pacing. Read more about the keys to story pacing. Here’s how it starts: Anyone who’s ever rolled dice behind a GM screen or read an … Continue reading

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Mars colony: celebrity edition

Everybody wants to send humans to Mars but nobody wants to pay for it. Here’s my modest proposal: make the first space colony a celebrity reality show. NASA is always complaining that budget cuts have been hard on them. But … Continue reading

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