The Agnostic Paladin: Belief and Ontology in Fantasy

The Agnostic Paladin: Belief and Ontology in Fantasy by James Wolanyk In June 1963, Thích Quảng Đức, a Vietnamese monk belonging to the Mahayana school of Buddhism, burned himself to death in the streets of Saigon. At the time of his death, Đức had been an ordained monk for over 40 years. This act of self-immolation was far…

“WHAT HAPPENED TO THE COOK!?”: OR, AN EXPLORATION OF LOOSE ENDS AND PLOT HOLES IN FICTION

“WHAT HAPPENED TO THE COOK!?”: OR, AN EXPLORATION OF LOOSE ENDS AND PLOT HOLES IN FICTIONBy James Wolanyk Believe it or not, I am a keen browser of my own book’s reviews. This should come as no surprise to most of you, but my mentor, Andre Dubus, had a strict “reviews are for buyers” policy.…

YOUR BOOK IS PUBLISHED NOW! (AND PEOPLE HATE IT); OR, ON BAD REVIEWS By: James Wolanyk

YOUR BOOK IS PUBLISHED NOW! (AND PEOPLE HATE IT); OR, ON BAD REVIEWSBy: James Wolanyk Greetings, lovely people. It has been a fair while since I’ve posted anything here, largely because of working full time as a teacher (aka soaking up Winter Break in all its glory), but also because of general holiday food comas.…