Paul turns his Twitter feed into MST3000 for Revenge of the Sith

Last night, on a Sam Adams fueled lark, I tweeted a running commentary as I watched Revenge of the Sith (a movie I really like). A few folks have asked me to collect the tweets and post. I didn’t quite make it all the way through the movie (cuz I’m old and sleepy).

Anyway, the collected Tweets are below. I hope they amuse (WARNING: Lots of expletives).

Paulskemp: I’m going to say it again (cuz … Read the rest


Malgus and Satele mix it up

You’ve probably already seen this, but if you haven’t, you really should — the most recent cinematic trailer for The Old Republic MMORPG has been released and it’s, well, awesome.

It features Satele Shan early in her career (she later becomes Grandmaster of the Jedi Order), Darth Malgus, and their respective Masters. Good stuff.

And if Malgus intrigues you, there’s this book about him, written by some guy who I hear is pretty cool … Read the rest


Erevis Cale turns eleven (and I wax rhapsodic)

tncaleHaving a baby on the way always causes me to turn nostalgic.  So here I go again. 🙂

Eleven years ago today I was nervously biting my fingernails, wondering if readers would enjoy Resurrection, the novella I wrote for The Halls of Stormweather

Resurrection featured a then-unknown assassin and spy named Erevis Cale.  My notes from that time describe Cale as a tall, bald, intimidating, deadly-serious man of action, trained by the Night … Read the rest