Author Archives: Christopher Huang

What’s with Venice?

One thing WordPress does is it gives you these daily statistics for how many people stop by your blog, and which pages they go to. So, looking at my stats, it appears as though at least 90% of the traffic … Continue reading

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On character introductions: patterns

So, it looks like a second season of Bridgerton is on its way to Netflix; or it might already be there depending on how long it takes me to write this. I remember watching the first season and enjoying it … Continue reading

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On character introductions

One thing I find fascinating in TV shows and movies is the way in which characters are introduced, especially when ensemble casts are involved. This started back when I got the first development edits for A Gentleman’s Murder and I … Continue reading

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Midnight Mass: Catholic representation and the importance of detail

I’ve been watching Midnight Mass over the past few days, and while I did have the whole story spoiled for me before, I still enjoyed the hell out of it. To be perfectly honest, it was the spoilers that got … Continue reading

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Cocktails at six, murder at seven

Here’s a question from a few years ago, on another forum, that I still think about today: At what point in the book should the murder happen? Well, the simple answer, in my opinion, is that there are three places … Continue reading

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Awake, awake

Hail October. This year’s annual Interactive Fiction competition has just opened up, and I’ve got the games downloaded and ready to play. I finally finished my reviews for the 2019 competition a couple of days ago; I do not think … Continue reading

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Feed the Birds, Tuppence a Bag

Day 11 of isolation. Actually, I’m counting this as “Day 11” only because I had to leave the house briefly on the 20th. Church has been suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic, initially until Palm Sunday, now indefinitely, so I … Continue reading

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Major Update

It’s been a while, and high time I made an update. Of late, I’ve kept thinking, “Oh. I should write something about this thing that happened — but I can’t do that until I’ve made a proper update of all … Continue reading

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Cat’s Paw

Once more, into the breach! It’s time for a second novel, and I am once again crowdfunding on Inkshares. Well, “crowdvoting”, to use the term JF Dubeau prefers. There’s some philosophy behind the Inkshares system, but the bottom line is … Continue reading

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Audiobook!

Audible released the audiobook version of A Gentleman’s Murder the day the book itself was released, taking me a bit by surprise. I didn’t realise they were already done with putting it together. The narrator is Raphael Corkhill, who has a … Continue reading

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