This face. This face is inspiring me right now. I love werewolves.Read more "Inspiration"
Howdy, all! The title of this post is a little misleading because the trope (you could also call it a theme in this circumstance) I’m about to talk about occurs in many non-zombie horror novels. However, I associate it with zombies because, well, they’re everywhere, and some of the best examples of what I’m talking […]Read more "CASTLE OF SORROWS: Using a Zombie Trope in a Non-Zombie Novel"
Here’s the thing about the Harry Potter books… They’re awesome. Deep, huh? Well, deep or shallow, it’s the truth. I waited a long time to read the Harry Potter books because I wanted to experience them with my own children. My son (8) and I just finished the sixth book, my first daughter (6) and […]Read more "J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"
Okay, Pal. Here’s the deal. In exchange for the items listed below, I promise not to tell Mommy the following three things, okay? 1. That we pee in the yard every chance we get. We usually keep the micturation to the back corners where no one can see us, but everybody likes a little variety, […]Read more "To My Son on His Eighth Birthday: The Exchange"
Hey, Amigos. Yesterday and Monday were crazy days. Not only did I blog here, but on both days I appeared in two places at once. Kinda like Hermione in one of the Harry Potter books. You know, Maggie Smith gave her a watch that helped her stop time, and then she was here, then there, […]Read more "Outdoor Urination, Hermione Granger, and How Stephen King Depresses Me"
I’ve read two or three articles about this in the past week and, being someone who has never shown his face on his own blog, I’m curious about it. So in the Comments area, I’d love to hear your feedback. Would you like Stephen King‘s work as much if you didn’t know what he looked […]Read more "Question: Do you want to know what an author looks like?"