Martin Stellinga Posts

October 14, 2016 / Science


No, this is not a post about a war between the three rival nations Centripetal, Centrifugal, and Coriolis. It’s about physics. Because, you know, we all love physics – or we should. Physics makes the world go round, literally, and in this case makes stuff go sideways.

October 7, 2016 / Smells


‘Almost’ is the snake oil that lazy writers use to spice up their stories. That ‘almost’ is a lie, smoke and mirrors to distract you from an otherwise boring story. What am I talking about? The ‘almost’ smell.

September 30, 2016 / Games


I play miniature war games, mostly Games Workshop’s Warhammer Fantasy and Fantasy Flight’s X-Wing.  Last year, Games Workshop replaced Warhammer Fantasy with Age of Sigmar. I’m not a fan of this new game. I’ll tell you why.

September 23, 2016 / Writing

Control Point

Control Point is a fast-paced military Urban Fantasy novel. Monster Hunter International is a fast-paced gun-nut Urban Fantasy novel. Both are thrillers, and both are Urban Fantasy. Instead of a normal review, I thought I’d compare the two.

September 16, 2016 / Picking apart