Dennis Twigg

Dennis Twigg

Writer and author of The Great Game.

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The solution to Fox having almost irrevocably broken their X-Men Franchise was a set of decadienal prequels. It was, at first blush, a convoluted idea that drew the worst lessons from comics: needlessly interjecting more complex devices into an already solid concept. Then, a strange thing happened: they were good.

The good news is I have published two parts of my serial novel, The Great Game. The even better news is that I have a complete draft of every part complete! So, rest assured, the full story will available for you. Ultimately, there are six parts planned. They are to

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In our social media sphere, the reaction to virtually every news story is strangely predictable. It begins with hype, enthusiasm, and support OR knee-jerk disdain and contempt. Then, contrarians rally against that initial reaction. Pokemon GO seems to have captured that see-saw of opinion quite nicely, but has the additional

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The ninth episode of the sixth season of the Game of Thrones was a fantastic episodic moment. It had satisfying moments that moved the story in a much-needed direction. However, to get there the writer’s threw one of the major themes of the show out.   What I loved: Inevitably, we

Taken on its face, football is a bad game.  An NFL football game has 60 minutes of “play.” It takes roughly 3 hours to complete this period of competition. And in that time, only 11 minutes of actual football are played. If you were forced to play games with such

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This review contains spoilers for Captain America: Civil War and was original posted here. I thoroughly enjoyed Captain America: Civil War, but watching it with my wife, I was struck by a few major compromises the film made. The emotional and intellectual core of the movie was a validation of Marvel’s

This wasn’t exactly what I was planning. Even this blog post ends up with some light spoilers for The Great Game: Game On, but if this story taught me anything it’s that I’ve grown enough as a writer to trust my instincts. Way back in 2013, I had a goal