Today, ghost stories are shared around campfires and bedsteads as sources of entertainment and have little to do with religion. … More
Should modern renditions of the Middle Ages be realistic or historically accurate? When asking this, let’s remember that there are … More
Wondering how a fantasy wizard can possibly be realistic? Let’s look at history to find out!
Before you hit me with “realism in fantasy only means consistency“, consider that ancient and medieval people knew what they … More
In The “real” Second Renaissance, I tried to demonstrate why we might be living in what I would call a rapid … More
In my quest to paint a perfect image of medieval times for myself, I, with wide eyes, enter such chansons … More
If a masterpiece of artful and amazing prose on the human experience never reaches the public eye, is never praised … More
Millennials are no longer making the same unethical and environmentally-damaging mistakes made by our predecessors in the Industrial Revolution. Thinkers, … More
A meditation outloud.
Have you ever wondered?
Speaking to a subconscious need many of us inherently possess.
I could just say ‘keep a dictionary by the toilet’ and end this article there but I actually found a … More
Rule 1. SHOW HEMA IN ACTION: Grappling! Rondel daggers! Poleaxes! Niches in armor! LitHEMA, although some authors may or may … More
This is not a historical lesson with dates and events, but a mechanical lesson to explain the physical differences between … More
Part of the research I had to do for a book included learning how ‘muzzleloaders’ operate. So now I’ll briefly share … More
In my niche, a popular argument is circulating. Should fantasy be more realistic? One side believes fantasy should take pride … More
I am a convert…. Well, sometimes I slip … but I’m still proud to be a convert. Here is my … More
While reading this please keep in mind I am still an amateur and would only like to show an entry-level … More
My ideal genre would be a sub-genre of historical fiction called hemapunk. Hema as in H.E.M.A or historical European martial … More
I believe there will be a second Renaissance in our lifetime. I can see signs of its coming every day. … More
Timothy RJ Eveland 2014-11-30 (As this topic is being discussed more often, I felt obliged to release a paper I … More
Timothy RJ Eveland NEW WORLD DEFENDERS 1492 Exploring a Disease Free World If diseases like smallpox did not exist during … More
Is Sustainable Development Paradoxical? (Development and Sustainable Development) People claim that sustainable development is possible and thriving; however, this paper … More