Me, elsewhere.

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog Me, elsewhere. I’ve been too busy working on the last launch details of C&D2 to blog much, but I have been blogging in other places. For the crypto nerds among you, I have a post about taxation and DAOs, which...

Why I prefer the generic he to the singular they.

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog Why I prefer the generic he to the singular they. This aforementioned principle of mine is sadly no longer about grammar; it is about a whole host of partisan issues. But I’m going to ignore all of those and talk...

Are there games in Heaven?

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog Are there games in Heaven? This is a question that has often perplexed me, being player of games myself, for one cannot find a dogmatic answer to it, and this is perhaps for the best. We know that we cannot truly...

The Taste for Realism

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog The Taste for Realism I have seen, and admittedly indulged in that fan activity I will call the Fact Checking Game. It goes like this: First, you take some work of fiction, particularly a popular one, and you find some...

Philosophical Diversity in Fiction

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog Philosophical Diversity in Fiction No, this is not a post about the culture war. Chill. This post is about writing other cultures such that they are believable–not as middle-class Westerners wearing funny hats,...

On Gratuitous Rape

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog On Gratuitous Rape This is not a happy-go-lucky post. If this subject matter disturbs you, I suggest reading something else, or perhaps waiting a few days–I plan to blog more frequently in the future. The taste of...