Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: J.R.R. Tolkien is the authoritative collection of facts about the man behind Middle-earth, and his remarkably detailed imaginative world of Hobbits and Elves.
Though undoubtedly an academic, there was much more to J.R.R. Tolkien. He was ‘kidnapped’ as a baby in South Africa, orphaned, and mentally scarred from the bloody Battle of the Somme of... [click here for more]
Become the Writer You Were Meant to Be and Succeed on Your Own TermsProduce your best work. Live your best life. Make your greatest impact.
You have everything you need--and you are everything you need--to do the writing you are meant to do. And yet the path to success can be difficult to find and follow. Veteran author and writing guide Sage Cohen believes that ferocity is... [click here for more]
How to Write Gripping Stories That Keep Readers on the Edge of Their Seats
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Suspense is one of the most powerful tools a writer has for captivating readers--but it isn't just for thrillers. From mainstream fiction to memoir, suspense creates the emotional tension that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. Mastering Suspense, Structure, & Plot is your hands-on... [click here for more]
The Politics, Literary Influences and Cultural History of Kenneth Johnson's V
When Kenneth Johnson's science fiction miniseries V premiered in 1983, it netted more than 40 percent of the television viewing audience and went on to spawn a sequel, a weekly series, novelizations, comic books and a remake. Yet the 2009 V reboot was cancelled in its second season, despite a robust premiere.... [click here for more]
A Critical Study of the Black and White Publications of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s
This is a critical overview of monster magazines from the 1950s through the 1970s. "Monster magazine" is a blanket term to describe both magazines that focus primarily on popular horror movies and magazines that contain stories featuring monsters, both of which are illustrated in comic book... [click here for more]
HORROR IN THE HOMENUELOW Stock Art Collection: Domestic Terrors contains 13 horror-themed illustrations (two of which are both in color and black-and-white). Featured artists include Jose Cardona and the legendary Pablo Marcos.
When you download this collection, you receive a PDF index of the art, a zip archive that contains a 300-ppi and a 72-ppi jpg file for each image,... [click here for more]
WORLD’S FIRST POST-TRUTH GAMING BOOK
After rashly tweeting he would dream up an imaginary computer game for every ‘like’ received, Nate Crowley found himself on an epic quest to conjure up hundreds of entirely fictional titles. From 1980s hits like BeastEnders to modern classics like 90s Goth Soccer and BinCrab Destiny, this beautiful retrospective... [click here for more]
This is the incredible true story behind the global gaming and business and geek phenomenon. For some, a game of cards is just a way to pass the time. But for an awkward generation on the cusp of the internet age, it became a way of life.
Generation Decks tells the story of the millions of fans worldwide who fell hopelessly in love with the mould-breaking fantasy card game, Magic: The... [click here for more]