A Post-Superhero World

“Children of Power” and the XMR series both explore the concept of a post-superhero world.  How do we get from standalone superheroes (or a superhero team) to a support structure that engages the general public?  It’s the difference between the Power Rangers and Pacific Rim, or Captain America and SHIELD. We all want to support…

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Fanfiction Is Original Fiction

I resist the separation between fanfiction and “original” fiction.  There’s no inherent difference from one category to the next.  Some authors choose to write one or the other differently, placing their emphasis and energy on varying aspects of story, setting, or characters.  This is a creative choice made by the creator, not a defining characteristic…

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