J.S. Dewes

SFWA Nebulas 2019 Day One

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Day one of the 2019 SFWA Nebulas Conference was a success! I was warned about the books, but holy crap, so very many books 📚😅 All the panels I attended were really great, especially enjoyed the talk on realistic military in fiction. Looking forward to day 2!

Anthem Art Book

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I looove video game art books, and Anthem’s is 💯💯💯 And a writerly bonus: they’re great as visual inspiration for stories! I’m afraid to look at it too closely (or read the blurbs) since I haven’t made it too far into the game yet. (Made that mistake with the Fallout 4 one and encountered a kinda-sorta-major spoiler 😬 ) Finishing…read more

The Wandering Earth

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The Wandering Earth movie was … kinda great?? (Spoiler free!) 🎥 Logline, in case you haven’t heard of it yet: “When the sun dies out, the people of Earth build giant thrusters to move the planet out of orbit and sail to a new star system.” (Yes, REALLY.) To be fair, it’s a perfect storm for me. I’m *obsessed* with…read more

Reading Quest » The Military Science of Star Wars by George Beahm

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Reading some very romantic military science literature on this very chilly Valentine’s Day 💘 Part of my ongoing preparation for ~outlining~ the sequel for The Last Watch! 🚀✨ (Yes, this pantser just uttered The Forbidden Word 😩 ) The scope is fairly contained in book one, but the characters will find themselves in quite a galactic mess moving forward, so…read more