Vaal waxes nostalgic about some of his favorite things that don’t seem to be anyone else’s favorite things.
Vaal talks about the practical lessons he’s learned from experienced writing for the internet these past ten years.
Vaal talks about personal preferences when it comes to fantasy. Somehow, this ends in He-man clips.
Vaal reluctantly talks about how he got into writing and the path that led him to the very site you’re reading today.
The third and final part of Vaal’s series on the Superhero genre, where he highlights some of the more creative implementations of the genre to inspire other writers to stretch it. Also behold just how geeky he can get as he raises the curtain on one of the most obscure references in The Descendants.
Vaal discusses the roles villains play with his usual grace and subtlety: breaking spines, hurling pipes through mens’ chests, and destroying solar systems. Continue reading
Vaal discusses the pitfalls of wiring romance using videos of explosions and a confession of his mixed feelings toward Clair Huxtable. Continue reading
The countdown continues with Brian Cox, mermaids and… a touching story of sisters facing the world together? Are we sure we’re on the right blog? Continue reading
Vaal’s headlong descent into narcissism continues with side trips along the way to watch movies on Amazon and a disturbing amount of attention paid to a minor character. Continue reading
Part 1 of 4. Vaal looks back on his works and picks the best pups of the litter. Then he educates the reader on banthas, the many names of groundhogs, Superman’s romantic life, and the life and times of Rita Repulsa. Continue reading