Month: August 2016

Japanese Language Tools Review: A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar

Ok, I’m going to break down the reasons why this is one of the most useful Japanese Language study tools that you can buy. This dictionary can be a little pricey; I saw it recently on Amazon for about $40.00, and White Rabbit sells it for $44.50. I bought mine years ago for about 45…


J.A. Wynn Short Story Series, Number 1: The Flood

I did a little research on whether it was a good idea or not to publish some short stories here on the MediaCrash blog. One of my concerns was the basic risk of plagiarism and copyright infringement. Some people believe that most small-time authors worry too much about their work being ripped off, but that…


Dorama Review #5: Yuusha Yoshihiko to Maou no Shiro

This show, which aired on TV Tokyo in 2011, is one of the funniest j-dramas I’ve seen yet. It takes place in a fantasy setting, based (not so loosely) on the RPG Dragon Quest. The title translates to “The Hero Yoshihiko and the Devil’s Castle” and it’s totally nuts. The main protagonist, Yoshihiko (played hilariously…


Bilingual Posts in Social Media Marketing

As I’m beginning (belatedly) to go into full-tilt marketing mode with the release of a new book, I’m running into some trouble with a new Twitter account. I decided to separate the company account (@MediaCrash) from my new, personal account (@J_A_Wynn) and was already worried about maintaining two accounts. Then, it dawned on me (and…


Tales of the Fall – Book Two finally released!

After a long, long slog of writing, rewriting, editing, and typesetting, The Right Hand Path is finally published. In addition to getting this book out, the shiny, new, revised version of Onlyness is available as well. This was a major milestone for me, as they are the first projects that I’ve published where I did…