My Life According To Games

I ran into this little survey on Facebook and it struck a chord with me, so I am using it as an opportunity to create another blog post. Video games have long been a source of entertainment to me, and I don’t think that will stop any time soon. Here we go.     1. ...

Friend Files #9 – Rebecca McKenna

Friend Files is a new feature I’ve added to Away With Words, this being just the ninth installment. I will be interviewing a friend of mine and showcasing why they are a friend to me and what I like about them, and also a mini-interview (five questions) that detail what they think of me. It’s ...

How An SNES Game Called Chrono Trigger Proves That Video Games Are Art.

Many people will tell you that video games are not, and can not be art. The Guardian (UK) wrote a piece about it a while back you can read HERE. The late Roger Ebert also once did a piece on the subject, which you can read HERE if you’d like. In fact, search Google and ...

Why Football Culture Is Not For Me

American Football. Being from the frost-bitten northeastern United States, there are plenty of customs and activities that we do to keep ourselves warm and busy during the snowy winter months. There is hunting, there is snowmobiling or skiing, and there is, of course, football. Much in the same way that I’m derided as not being ...

Cosplay Confessions: Solveig Bjorndottr Cosplay

Cosplay Confessions is yet another monthly feature I’m adding to my blog. Every month, I plan on featuring a different cosplayer and my interview with them, along with photos featuring their cosplays. This will not only be beneficial to the cosplayers themselves – because any publicity is good publicity when it comes to updating your ...

Eight Simple Questions – An Interview With Writer Nancy Holder

While I was attending Stonecoast, I needed to come up with a third-semester project. I knew I wanted to involve comic books somehow, but wasn’t sure exactly what I wanted to do. What I was sure of was that I wanted to take advantage of any connections I had made with people I met at ...

Friend Files #8 – Richard Squires

Friend Files is a new feature I’ve added to Away With Words, this being just the eighth installment. I will be interviewing a friend of mine and showcasing why they are a friend to me and what I like about them, and also a mini-interview (five questions) that detail what they think of me. It’s ...

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