WARREN ELLIS is a graphic novelist and author of the NYT best-selling novel GUN MACHINE. His graphic novel GLOBAL FREQUENCY is being developed for television by Jerry Bruckheimer and FOX. He is the writer of the graphic novel RED, adapted into the film starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren. His next book is NORMAL from FSG.
Bookmarks for 2011-06-18
More Speculative Realism " As I see it, truth is a matter of allusion, not of representational picture-drawing. To improve as a writer means primarily to improve one’s allusive and suggestive power." (tags:writing )
Trotting ahead of Malthus "I have previously discussed Great Britain's unprecedented escape from the Malthusian trap. Such escapes require virtuous cycles, i.e. positive feedback loops that allow productive capital to accumulate faster than it is destroyed. There are a number of these in Britain in the era of escape from the Black Plague to the 19th century, but two of the biggest involved transportation. " (tags:history )
Leanpub "Leanpub helps you connect with readers and sell your ebook, while you’re writing it and after it’s done." (tags:ebooks )
Still Alive (June 2011 Edition) "As the image above shows, I had the ridiculously good fortune to have been asked to contribute a short essay to SVK, a graphic novella written by Warren Ellis and drawn by Matt "D'Israeli" Booker. Did I mention the introduction by William Freaking Gibson?" (tags:peopleiknowSVK )