Martin Stellinga Posts

July 15, 2022 / Reviews
Obi Wan Kenobi

Obi Wan Kenobi was in six of the nine main Star Wars movies. It was only a matter of time before he’d get his own show. And now that show is here.

July 8, 2022 / Reviews
The Waking Fire: Dragons

The Waking Fire is the first of a trilogy about dragons, by Anthony Ryan. It’s been on my list for a few years and I finally picked it up on Amazon. I should have done that earlier.

July 1, 2022 / Writing
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.