Month: October 2014

The Strife Ray

(An old LJ post recycled for a friend.) Fantasy as a genre seems to exist to transfer the Fantasy Vision from the head of the author into those of their readers. Look! Look! Here’s my Gate of the Death. Cool

Posted in Writing Tips

Medieval HEMA Tournaments and Competitive Freeplay and the Nah Mate Fallacy

A nice parlour–by which I mean pub–game is Spot the Fallacy. For example, if  say “A real HEMA person wouldn’t have done that!” then I’m guilty of the No True Scotsman Fallacy. I’m starting to think we need a new

Posted in Historical European Martial Arts, Sword Fighting, Uncategorized