Posts Tagged ‘ Inspiration ’


Feb 16th, 2011 | By

Recently, some friends and I have been swapping DVDs and watching episodes of old SF shows from the 70s and 80s. Back when we were kids, Buck Rogers was a great show. Looking back on it 30 years later… well… as one friend put it, “God, if not for Erin Gray this show would be
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The Sound of Stories (Part 2)

Dec 7th, 2010 | By

As I’ve said before, music is a big part of my creative process.  Another one of the scores that’s been a staple of my playlist is the score for 300.  Tyler Bates has a rather impressive filmography.  The first  I heard of him (that I knew) was for 300.  After seeing the movie, I headed
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BsG vs. SG:U — The Humor Factor

Nov 23rd, 2010 | By

Following up on characters… Recently, I pulled out my Battlestar Galactica DVDs and rewatched the entire series, from beginning to end–including that abomination known as “The Plan”. I’m also a fan of Stargate: Universe (sometimes jokingly referred to as “Stargate: Galactica”). It’s fairly easy to compare the two, and many people have done so–usually to
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The Sound of Stories (part 1)

Nov 19th, 2010 | By

Bear McCready Insprires Trilobytes Writing is hard work.  Anyone who’s ever written a term paper knows that.  Creative writing is even harder; you can’t just rewrite a Wikipedia article in your own words.  🙂 In order to write a good story, you need to be able to get yourself into a proper headspace.  Every writer
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