Author Archives: Stephan Sokolow

Recommended “Harry Potter in Sci-Fi Settings” fics

So many things happen “yesterday” that we don’t act on. “Yesterday”, I re-read a Harry Potter fanfic… it took two yesterdays to finish. So “yesterday”, when I realized that it…So many things happen “yesterday” that we don’t act on. “Yesterday”, … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – Truths Revealed Lies Exposed

Title: Truths Revealed Lies Exposed by VFSNAKE Fandom: Star Wars Status: Complete Rating: 4.5 out of 5 I don’t normally read Star Wars fanfiction, since I never really got into…Title: Truths Revealed Lies Exposed by VFSNAKE Fandom: Star Wars Status: … Continue reading

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Concentrated Feels

Last Updated: 2017-07-09 No matter whether we stand unmoved in the face of tragedy, or cry at the drop of a hat, we all have those moments which stand out…Last Updated: 2017-07-09 No matter whether we stand unmoved in the … Continue reading

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Rust: Looping on a member variable without mutably borrowing self

The Story Late last night, I stumbled upon a rather clever hack in one of my Rust projects. I’d been working on an iterator which implements grapheme-aware CamelCase word-splitting when…The Story Late last night, I stumbled upon a rather clever … Continue reading

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Recommended Battlestar Galactica “Earth-contact” fics

Last Updated: 2017-07-19 (Added “Gods Among Us”) I’ve always enjoyed first-contact fics, because they’re a good way to stir up groups of people and see how they react. No plan…Last Updated: 2017-07-19 (Added “Gods Among Us”) I’ve always enjoyed first-contact … Continue reading

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Tidying up Amazon wishlist printouts

Whenever I visit the used games store, I like to bring a printout of my Amazon.ca wishlist, since it’s easier to work with than a tiny screen. However, Amazon, for…Whenever I visit the used games store, I like to bring … Continue reading

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Sci-fi and Fantasy: Why They Differ and Why You’d Blend Them

I’ve been wanting to post more regularly, so I decided share some of the insights for the book on plotting out stories that’s been on my TODO list for a…I’ve been wanting to post more regularly, so I decided share … Continue reading

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