Author: Martin Stellinga

I'm a science fiction and fantasy writer from the Netherlands

June 24, 2022 / Reviews
Fantasy Series

Because of a discussion I saw on Twitter about the uniformity of such lists, today I’m presenting a top ten of some of my favorite fantasy series.

June 17, 2022 / Writing

The start of Obi Wan Kenobi shows a quick reel of Star Wars Episode One, Two, and Three clips. Seeing those clips immediately made my hackles rise. Everybody is free to love or hate the prequels like they see fit, but from a writing perspective they are filled with horrible mistakes. So, today, eight writing tips with examples from the Star Wars prequels as illustration how not to do ti.

June 10, 2022 / Reviews

Starfinder is not a novel, nor a TV show. It’s a pen-and-paper role-playing game. My group has played numerous fantasy settings and it was time for something new. So, here’s my thoughts on the Starfinder setting and the adventure track we’re playing.

June 3, 2022 / Reviews
Moon Knight

So, another year, another Marvel TV show. This time, Moon Knight, about a hero with mental health issues. Let’s have a look.

May 27, 2022 / Uncategorized

I try to engage with people who have different ideas than I do. It’s important to challenge your own assumptions. Unfortunately, those discussions don’t always end well, and the sentence “you really don’t understand, do you?” is really the epitomy of such failed discussions. Let me explain why I think that.