Review: Game of Thrones – Season 7 Episode 4, by Robert J Defendi writing as Bob Defendi
Spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 4 to follow. Well. Things ended on a pretty bleak footing last week, and if storytelling has told us anything, it’s that we need something of a bounce back this week. So, let’s see where everything stands after episode 4. Sansa and Bran. Not a whole lot […]
Slime Rancher Review, by Jason Purdy
Some video games are easy to describe, some are not. Slime Rancher belongs in the latter.
Will AI Replace Writers?, by Matt Weber
The capabilities of artificial intelligence have grown by leaps and bounds in the past half-decade. Some of this is driven by improvements in algorithm design, some by hardware, but the results are on the Internet for just about anyone to see: Facebook’s face recognition and Apple’s autocomplete are both supported by neural networks. And AI […]
Game of Thrones: Season Seven Episodes One and Two Review, by Robert J Defendi writing as Bob Defendi
For those of you who think that you’re getting this on Tuesday because Monday was a holiday in Utah, that isn’t it. Actually, I used to write these on Sunday and schedule these to pop Monday, while everyone was at work because web traffic isn’t great on the weekend. Now I can’t write much of […]
New Developments in Space Exploration – and Seven Stories to Create from Them, by William Boyd
Space. Spaaaaaaaaaaace. Space is the absence of things.  Humans, composed as we are of matter and living as we do on the surface of a massive ball of the stuff and blanketed by miles of atmosphere, only know short lives of matter and small distances. Space is the antithesis of all these things.  Devoid of […]
Double 99 Cents Sale, by Clare Dugmore
Good news, book lovers! We have two titles on offer for you for a limited period. Wilbert Stanton’s recently released steampunk take on the fey world and Greek mythology, GEARS OF FATE, is 99 cents from July 25 – 26. Edward Aubry’s post-apoclyptic fantasy, PRELUDE TO MAYHEM, is 99 cents July 25 – 27, in […]
Destiny 2 Beta First Impression, by Jason Purdy
Jason Purdy goes hands on Destiny 2 Beta. Here are his first impressions.
Final Push, by Robert J Defendi writing as Bob Defendi
This blog post is going to be quick. I write these on Sunday and I need to write 2-3000 words today. This week is my last writers’ group before we go on hiatus for a month of conventions. So let me explain something called “The Slow Read Problem.” When you’re in a writers’ group you […]
Artificial Intelligence in YA, by Dani Eide
Robots have long been a favorite of fans all across Asia. Pacific Rim directed by Guillermo del Toro was not considered successful at the box office in the United States, yet it became de Toro’s most commercially successful film to date earning a worldwide total of more than $411 million—$114 million in China alone. In […]
Author Event at Lansdowne Woods, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills is excited to announce that Courtney Sloan, Keith Fentonmiller, and Adriana Arrington will be at Lansdowne Woods, VA on Wednesday July 19, speaking about the inspiration for their stories, the publishing process, and forthcoming subscription box service CQ are soon to launch, followed by short readings of their novels, and questions from those […]