The RIU is a burgeoning dimension. It is a city but beyond being a city. It is a time but in many respects timeless. In order to understand the language used by its citizens, I’ve released the RIU Coex. Today, you’ll find out what all those phrases and abbreviations me that I have used all over the place.
Today we have another shift event on the horizon. It came suddenly but we wanted to let you know as soon as it appeared. What’s a shift event? Details inside.
Well, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news is that a new book from The Dark Corner has been released. The bad news is that it is no longer exclusive to RIU Citizens. But never fear because something has appeared on the horizon that we are exploring and will soon make available to RIU Citizens. Read the post to find out more.
There are myriad kinds of fiction writers in the world today. All kinds of stories are being written for the enjoyment and ponderment of the masses. Out of all those different kinds of writers, I’m of the opinion that those in the area of science fiction and fantasy — and their many offspring — have more work to do then that of their counterparts in say romance or crime thrillers.
The latter have their stories take place in the real world and much of what we see in those stories are extrapolated from reality through their research (if they’re good). It’s different for the science fiction and fantasy writer. For them, new worlds have to be created. If not new worlds then the changes in the real world have to be created. In short, takes a lot of creativity to be a science fiction or fantasy writer and much of that creativity is setting in the story. There is a lot of work involved behind the scenes before the story is ever written.
I was sitting around thinking and it occurred to me that some people may be a little bit confused on what it is exactly that I write. Readers are a finicky sort and they like things in neat aisles normally so they can identify exactly what it is that they want to be immersed in as far as whatever they want to read. That’s understandable because you want to make sure that whatever you’re reading is something that you going to enjoy in your chosen genre of interest.
I talk a lot about superheroes butI haven’t actually put out anything close to being superheroic. As a matter fact, I’ve put something out that is classified in a totally different genre. Now, why am I doing that? Am I trying to confuse you guys and just send mixed signals? God forbid. There’s actually a method to my madness and today I thought it might be high time I explain it.