Cool article on how medieval books were protected from theft

Posted by Shannon Haddock on November 24, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Chain, Chest, Curse: Combating Book Theft in Medieval Times


Ed Greenwood DMing a game with several authors as players

Posted by Shannon Haddock on November 22, 2015 in Forgotten Realms |

And it’s as awesome as you would think it is: (The actual thing starts around 14 minutes in, intros are done at around 32 minutes in.) I assume, given that you’re reading my blog, that I don’t need to mention this, but just in case you need the warning:  there are bad words and references to sex. […]


How my reading plan for 2015 fared

Posted by Shannon Haddock on November 19, 2015 in Uncategorized |

In a moment of being extremely OCD last year, I started writing reading plans . . . lists of books I was going to be reading on specific days, like so: EVERYDAY, READING TO REVIEW:  Book A Monday:  Classic SF:  Book B Tuesday:  Rereads:  Book C and so on, with the last list being non-fiction […]


Some rambly thoughts on treating writing like any other job and the American work ethic

Posted by Shannon Haddock on November 16, 2015 in Rants, Writing process |

WARNING:  I get political in this one.  I’m not willing to argue politics, so if you’re of the opinion that the American work ethic is obviously the best thing in the universe, just stop reading here and save us both a headache, please?  Also, I’m not willing to debate the existence of talent, or the […]

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