Relationship Matters [Sep. 2019 OWLS Blog Tour]

September 5th is a mightily significant day for me…but you’ll have to guess why it is. My lips are sealed on that front. Hiya, OWLS fans. To the newcomers, OWLS are the Otaku Warriors for Liberty and Self-respect, who promote diversity and acceptance regardless of sexuality, race, religion and disability. I'm almost at 1 year... Continue Reading →

Ending With a Rating – Yay or Nay?

This is a bit off course for me, since I shy away from doing reviews in the first place. Jenn's post on reviews made me think - is a number rating (or a letter rating from A+ to E-, or even an F-) to end a review really necessary? The standard practice is that yes, you... Continue Reading →

While I’m Away…

...enjoy all the content I've got lined up for you guys. If you're reading this, that means I'll set off on my trip to Japan...tomorrow. While I get dragged around by a tour guide who knows Japanese and Chinese (I don't know whether it's simplified or traditional Chinese, but I guess the only person who... Continue Reading →

Criticism of Ran Takeda in Fugitive Six

Ths is inspired by, and a reply to, Oncasteve's criticisms of Daito and Shoto in Ready Player One. Although Daito and Shoto can be used to generalise the entirety of Ready Player One's Japan, my example is not as deep but shows signs of being similar. That is, Ran Takeda of the Lorien Legacies book... Continue Reading →

Jon’s Creator Showcase (February 2019)

Hopefully you didn't miss the announcement, because here comes the Showcase. This month, we had 43 submissions, so thank you to everyone who made this possible. More details before we get to the good stuff: Breaking stuff down by category seems appropriate - although I've given people who create material from outside this blog's boundaries... Continue Reading →

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