Author Archives: Jon Mollison

About Jon Mollison

Jon Mollison was weaned at the literary knee of Tolkein, Howard, Moore, and Burroughs. He spent decades wandering in the wilderness of modern genre fiction, wondering when the magic and wonder went out of the world of dragons and space ships. In his darkest hour, he encountered a wise man who handed him the open secrets to crafting works that emulate the stories of the great authors who built the genre. They are easily summarized in but two words: Regress Harder. Now one of the twelve champions of the Pulp Revolution, his self-published works represent a more direct lineage to the tales of action, mystery, romance, virtue, and pure unalloyed adventure than the bland imitations churned out by New York City publishing houses in recent decades.

Secrets of Secrets of the Nethercity

It’s time to break the seals and talks bout why you should run your D&D crew through Autarch’s Nethercity.  But first we need to tuck all the sensitive and classified data behind the fold. Don’t click next unless you want … Continue reading

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Alterna Haul

Alterna Comics continues to demonstrate why smaller publishers are the future of comics.  The big boys are just too old, too slow, and too set in their ways to compete with the likes of Alterna, Arkhaven, and that thing Jon … Continue reading

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Lost the Plot in Space

Season Two of the Netflix version of “Lost in Space” moves the bulk of the action from the confines of a small family survival drama into a much larger scope.  This time around it’s not just the Robinson’s, but all … Continue reading

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“Literary” Awards

January means it’s time for successful authors to start laying the marketing groundwork for the award season. Hard pass. The digital panopticon was supposed to make it easier for the technocrats to fool the rubes.  They see a distopian future … Continue reading

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Diversity is Our Strength

Don’t panic, I’m just talking about diversifying our social media footprint. As discussed elsewhere, we are all hunkering down for the censorgeddon sure to accompany the 2020 US presidential election.  Even the blabbermouth socialists, the latest iteration of the BernieBros, … Continue reading

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A Balm In Gilead

One year. It’s been one year. One year further from an unbroken heart. And yet… One year closer to being with you again. It’s going to be a good day.  I remember that.  Sometimes I have to remind myself of … Continue reading

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The Death of Nature Documentaries

Once upon a time nature documentaries were designed to inform and inspire.  They brought our collective attention to the wonders and mysteries of this incredible world that God has given us to hold in stewardship for future generations.  As the … Continue reading

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A Mutual Vote of Confidence

Writer Daniel J. Davis burst onto my personal scene in 2019 with a string of solid D&D analyses that would have fit right into the earliest days of the OSR.  His post on the post-apocalyptic assumptions built into D&D is … Continue reading

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A Dive into Dungeons Dark and Deep

I’ve been loathe to cross the streams of my blog and my twitter presence. Partly due to the very different approaches to conversation, and partly due to an aversion to pointless redundancy.  That should change moving forward, as twitter’s rapid-fire … Continue reading

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Lost In Space, Part the Second

Continuing from the last post, we’re observing how Netflix’s Lost in Space somehow manages to dance through the raindrops of identity politics without getting all wet. Today we’re going to look at the menfolk. So we’ll start with Doctor Smith, … Continue reading

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