Path Dependence in Star Wars Storytelling

In Star Wars lore, Yoda famously described a variation on path dependence, too: “Once you set foot down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny.” Path dependence has a long history in prior Star Wars stories, and its impact will be felt on all of the new Star Wars stories coming in the years ahead. . . . → Read More: Path Dependence in Star Wars Storytelling

Locus Awards 2014

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2014 Locus Award finalists in science fiction category include familiar names. . . . → Read More: Locus Awards 2014

Franchises, Fandom and Protecting The Brand Message

Star Wars author Paul Kemp wants to talk about men. Long-time Star Wars consumer responds. . . . → Read More: Franchises, Fandom and Protecting The Brand Message

Celebrating The Awesome Ladies of Star Wars

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Women in comics and filmmaking share insights on their respective industries. . . . → Read More: Celebrating The Awesome Ladies of Star Wars

Star Wars Legends Fan Trailer

Earlier this week Bryan Young at Big Shiny Robot shared this incredible fan trailer by Marc Rienzo. It imagines what a theatrical trailer might look like for the Expanded Universe, now newly rechristened as the Star Wars Legends stories. . . . → Read More: Star Wars Legends Fan Trailer

What Made Mara (and Elsa) Great: Agency

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What made Mara (and Elsa) such a great character. . . . → Read More: What Made Mara (and Elsa) Great: Agency

Collaborative Storytelling: From Marvel to Disney Animation and Looking Beyond to Star Wars

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FANgirl explores the storytelling success of Marvel, Disney Animation and Pixar as we move into the new dawn of Star Wars stories. . . . → Read More: Collaborative Storytelling: From Marvel to Disney Animation and Looking Beyond to Star Wars

Celebrate Star Wars Day With Assembly of Geeks

Assembly of Geeks celebrates Star Wars Day. . . . → Read More: Celebrate Star Wars Day With Assembly of Geeks

The Legendary Star Wars Expanded Universe News: One Week Later

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Last week when the announcement about the status of the Expanded Universe broke on StarWars.com, Lucasfilm’s decision was what I expected. . . . → Read More: The Legendary Star Wars Expanded Universe News: One Week Later

While You’re Waiting For Episode VII, Check Out Star Wars Legacy

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Star Wars: Legacy #14 is out today and features Ania Solo. . . . → Read More: While You’re Waiting For Episode VII, Check Out Star Wars Legacy