Author Archives: Arinn

About Arinn

Author, Game Developer, Anthropologist, Feminist, reformed Supervillainess.

Mensch As Fuck: One Year Later

In December of 2016, I made a New Year’s Resolution about my reading habits. I decided to spend a year reading the genres I loved–science fiction, fantasy, horror, comics–but avoid reading those genres as written by people with the majority … Continue reading

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There Can Be More Than One

I have nothing bad to say about Oprah. I think she’s an inspiring person who does a lot of things well. Including speeches. That being said, Sarah from SF is dead on with her comment above. It is INCREDIBLY toxic … Continue reading

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Gothic Science Is Back!

Many years ago I was a volunteer instructor at an alternative school in North Vancouver, the Windsor House community. I taught a number of subjects, but my most popular class by far was a series of workshops called Gothic Science. … Continue reading

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Bright

Now that everyone I know has weighed in with the same opinion, I’ll state my Unpopular Opinion of the year. No, you’re all wrong. ALL of you!   The hoi poloi and I are right.   Bright, the new urban … Continue reading

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The Changeling

I finished reading this novel over the weekend, and it is just a killer. Victor LaValle is one of my favorite discoveries of the last year. Everything I’ve read from him thus far has been brilliant. This book in particular … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays, Los Angeles

๐Ÿ˜ณThe scene in California is straight out of a Roland Emmerich film Posted by Barstool Sports on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 I awoke this morning to find this seemingly impossible video on my news feed. Every time I see something … Continue reading

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Deep Magic Compendium

Just a quick note to let everyone know that Deep Magic e-zine has released a compendium edition covering June 2016-April 2017. This book will include my novella “Imperial Ghosts”, and the whole book is a steal at $5.99 for the … Continue reading

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Sword of the Stars: Control!

As many of you may know, the team at Kerberos participated in the Extra Life! Charity Game-a-thon this year to raise money for the BC Children’s Hospital. Our game-a-thon was very successful! We stayed up for 24 hours playing demo … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Sheepskin Jacket

Yet another stinkbomb of misogyny explodes in my professional sphere this week. Yet another misogynist sociopath in the industry, taking cover behind a progressive, woman-led team and forcing them to waste energy defending his predations rather than creating their art … Continue reading

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Extra Life!

Greetings all!    I thought you might be interested in what my team is up to this week. We’re showing off our new board game in development on Twitch TV, and raising money for Children’s Hospitals around the globe. ๐Ÿ™‚ … Continue reading

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