Note on Comedy #4

There is a widespread notion which claims that art can inspire and/or trigger change. Under this perspective, a satire, for example, can be corrosive enough to expose a certain injustice or even a systemic unfairness, as an act of denunciation. I may have believed in that in the past, but that’s not the case anymore. …

Note on Comedy #3

This is an old insight of mine, from the years I wasted writing screenplays. As it is the case now with prose, some of my screenplays were comedies, some not. As I received rejection after rejection, I noticed a certain pattern: some of the rejections recurrently suggested that the readers found the screenplay too raucous …

The day I decided to turn my query into comedy

I haven’t posted in a while, but I finally have really good news to share: my humorous science-fiction novel Terminal 3 will be released on September the 1st (tentative date). I thought about starting using this blog to share a few updates concerning that release, but since I have none other than the date (and …