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Fantasy Fiction and Schools

In a recent post, I suggested that fantasy fiction is a reflection of the school experience. This is a long-held, personal interpretation that has helped me process my own school experiences — both as an educator and as a student. 454 more words

Art Education

Tom Puppy and the Visitor from Planet Clueless

A Sad Puppy/Rabid Puppy supporter posted an op-ed on the men’s rights site Return of the Kings (he links to and heavily paraphrases one of the Sad Puppy podcasts), “ 668 more words


Who's that girl?

You may recognize the pose from other work I’ve recently put up.  That’s because I reworked the pencils, laid down some vellum, and re-inked the drawing to try a little variation of the regular suit.   62 more words

Sam Garland

The Digital Baroque and Recent Mainstream Cinema

In 2008, this scholar Timothy Murray published a book on the “digital baroque,” in which he’s arguing for a Deleuzian connection to early modern aesthetic forms in contemporary art films by Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, and Peter Greenaway, among others. 1,107 more words


Review: Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep

Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Another excellent Paula Guran anthology! This time thoroughly exploring the breadth of folklore and mythos surrounding water-based entities: rusalka, selkies, mer, nereids, et al. 317 more words

Book Reviews

CALLING ALL WRITERS - Upcoming Writing Competitions


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To River-walk To His Indwelling

After what might be described as a ‘pleasure-trip’ to Destination, Julia is again returned to the Priory, but now with her knowledge of Murdan further extended. 2,881 more words