Is there a mirror universe where Time runs backwards?

Recently, NOVA ran a program on the possibility that the Big Bang created both the Universe we know and a "mirror Universe," in which Time runs in reverse. It's a fascinating program. You can see it here. I have explored something similar in the cosmology of the Fire of Norea trilogy, which I can only hint... Continue Reading →

Dreams of Cthulhu

We all know there are many hyper-dimensional dieties in existence, but Cthulhu is by far the most famous and dreaded, becoming a readily understood symbol with great power. It is as if Lovecraft's tales weaved a meta-sigil to conjure the god into existence...or, rather, Cthulhu used Lovecraft to conjure Cthulhu into existence, right? Regardless, I... Continue Reading →

Angelology in “Fire of Norea”

This blog contains excerpts and commentary from the developing the novel, beginning with "excerpt 1": Fire of Norea: From Ashes, first excerpt. A new blog will be published periodically, up until publication. Please leave feedback, this is a work in progress! Thank you for your interest. For more information, please visit our Official Fire of Norea Facebook Page,... Continue Reading →

Einstein for a new age

There's a lot to love this week for lovers of all things Einstein. The so-called "Dead Sea Scrolls of Physics," a series of previously unreleased personal letters written by Albert Einstein, have been digitized and made public by Princeton University. You can access the full collection here. Among the letters are his views on race... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo Winner!

Wow, what a feeling. I've never "won" NaNoWriMo before (50,000 words written in the month of November for National Novel Writing Month). I've been working on my novel for roughly four years and this is the third year I've participated in NaNoWriMo. The problem has always been that I was still doing research for my... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo is no time for critics

In fact, write what needs to be written, create what begs to be born, and silence the voices of misunderstanding burning at the edges of your awareness.     This blog contains excerpts and commentary from the developing the novel, beginning with "excerpt 1": Fire of Norea: From Ashes, first excerpt. A new blog will be published... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo nearly finished!

Sorry, I know it's been a while since I've posted a blog...well, okay, no one's sorry about that, are they? I blog to increase web presence for my novel, so, when it's finished, I'll have resources, complete with history, in place to advertise my product. Good news today, however! A reason to blog! I've been... Continue Reading →

Artist Removes One Letter from Famous Movie Titles and Illustrates the Results

Instant classics!


Writer and illustrator Austin Light recently shared a funny series of sketches from his notebook that reimagines movie titles with one letter removed. The idea started on reddit where users were asked to, “Pick a movie, remove one letter, give a brief description“.

As a daily art project, Light took the concept one step further, drawing a scene from the imaginary film. He also penned a brief synopsis for each. You can see the entire album on Imgur. For more from Austin, check him out at the links below.

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1. Obocop

The story of how a police officer works through his PTSD and adjusts to his new robotic implants with the help of the sexy soothing sound of his oboe

movie titles with one letter missing illustrated by austin light (1)

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2. Rave

One red-haired Scottish girl. One dance floor…

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