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Here are the latest posts from Benjamin M. Weilert:

Over the last two months, I’ve written posts about how Breath of the Wild is an excellent example of how to do settings and how Shovel Knight reveals the depths of its characters through gameplay. While I’m sure the Breath of the Wild sequel will continue to advance its worldbuilding technique, and the final Shovel Knight DLC […]
Posted: July 9, 2019, 9:00 pm
Last month, I discussed how The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild could teach writers about world-building, travel time, and how to show (and not tell). Even if open-world games like Breath of the Wild can give the player any experience they want, there are still some weaknesses of the genre. It’s difficult to […]
Posted: June 11, 2019, 9:00 pm
Art inspires art. Sometimes a beautiful painting can give you an idea for a short story. Perhaps a beloved song is a jumping-off point for a novella. Maybe a great movie can get your creative juices flowing for a book of your own. Art can come in many forms, but one form most people don’t […]
Posted: May 16, 2019, 12:08 am

Here are the latest posts from Benjamin M. Weilert’s movie blog:
Cinema Connections 2016

Two heads are better than one. Of course, when it comes to humor, there have been numerous duos who have been known for their comedy. Abbot and Costello is one example. Laurel and Hardy are another. Being able to partner up with another comedian can produce legendary results, especially if one of them is the... Read more.
Posted: July 12, 2019, 6:01 am
“Work smarter, not harder,” is the motto of many a business that wants to succeed by creating efficiencies in their processes. The trick that comes with this idiom is that taking the brute-force approach can sometimes appear to be the easier path to success. If there are multiple steps needed to set up a more... Read more.
Posted: July 5, 2019, 6:01 am
The last decade has seen the rise of the superhero in cinema, helping to perpetuate the ideals of the “hero” archetype. These characters know the right thing to do, and they perform these honorable actions even if it comes at a great personal sacrifice. While this type of protagonist has been around for centuries, modern... Read more.
Posted: June 28, 2019, 6:01 am

 

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GalaxyFest 2019
When: February 1-3, 2019
Where: Antlers Hotel (4 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903)

Pick up any of Benjamin M. Weilert’s books, as well as some copies of the Last Shot Fired anthology that features “Soul Photographer.”

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Denver Comic Con 2018
When: June 15-17, 2018
Where: Colorado Convention Center (700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202)

Join Benjamin M. Weilert as he releases his latest book, Fourteener Father!

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MileHiCon 2016
When:
October 28-30, 2016
Where: Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center (7800 E. Tufts Ave., Denver, CO 80237)

Join Benjamin M. Weilert and the other Midnight Writers as they release their second anthology with the theme of “Domesticated Velociraptors”!

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