LOOTCRATE DX – QUEST (April 2016)

 LOOTCRATE DX APRIL 2016 WELCOME Lootcrate is a monthly subscription box filled with various nerdy items for the geek and gamer in us all. I have been a subscriber to Lootcrate since early 2014 and received plenty of great items that still adorn my office selves. In past months however, Lootcrate has begun to provide a…

What Is Lootcrate?

WELCOME Today’s Topic – What is Lootcrate? So some of you may be wondering what Lootcrate is. If not, then what the hell are you doing here? Skip this and move on to the reviews which will start only a few hours after this post goes out. Lootcrate is a monthly subscription box filled with…

Where I Write

WELCOME   Hello again to readers old and new and welcome to The Black Rookery. You may notice that the day I release my blog post has now changed. The statistics page on my website states that the majority of my traffic comes around 22.00 on a Saturday. For this reason I will now release…

GOING DEEPER! – Less ideas, more depth

WELCOME Hello folks and welcome back to The Cosmic Hobo blog. Today we are looking into something that I wish I had been told years ago, and that still remains prevalent in all forms of media, including books, television and cinema. I’m talking about the great sin of trying to cram far to many ‘cool…

Story/Plot Structure Part 2 – M.I.C.E. quotient

Welcome back to the blog for the second part of my ongoing series on story structure. Last time we looked at the well known 3 Act (Hollywood) structure, and now we move on to Orson Scott Card’s M.I.C.E. quotient. PLEASE NOTE: There are many who become confused by the MICE quotient, but I want you…