Rogues over imbeciles - Big Guitar - and more

First, let me get his out of the way:Please apply for a free review copy of Threading the Rude Eye at this link.Second, I went to southern Utah last week. The weather there was nice and warm. The weather back home was wet and cold. Among the things I...

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May 17, 2022

 It wasn't 1814, but I took a little trip along with my wife down the mighty freeway.We didn't take bacon and we didn't take beans, and we caught our daughter in a town that wasn't New Orleans.We had a delightful time with the daughter as she made an...

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May 16, 2022

 Interview with Kimberly Hennessey Author of She Runs with Wolves Please tell me a little about your current work in progress. I’m working on several things, namely three screenplays, some copywriting, and finally a sequel to my novel She Runs With...

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May 10, 2022

 I recently came into possession of something unusual. At least I've never seen anything like it before.I note that it says "Survival Cracker" not "...Crackers" -- At 18 pounds, I'm wondering if I can get the cracker out of the ca...

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May 02, 2022

 Interview withTiffani CollinsAuthor of The Traveler's Journal SeriesPlease tell me a little about your current work in progress.I’m writing an epic fantasy series set in an alternate history universe where magic is not only real but as pervasive as...

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Apr 25, 2022

 Once in a while I'll stumble across a show that has all the ingredients for an effective and entertaining story, only to have the story fall apart completely, and become entertaining for all the wrong reasons. This week, or maybe last week, my wife...

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Apr 17, 2022
What makes authors fools

Before I answer the titular question, let me ask you: Has there ever been a better comic strip than Calvin and Hobbes? I don't think so, but I'm willing to see arguments to the contrary.Now, more on (not moron) the subject topic:"Author: A fool who,...

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Apr 14, 2022

 Author Interview withKatharine WibellAuthor of The Guardian's Speaker, The Djed Chronicles, The Incarn Saga, and morePlease tell me a little about your current work in progress. I am currently working on further installments of my Viking novella se...

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Apr 11, 2022

 Klingons in DistressUhura turned in her chair to better address the captain. "Distress call, sir. It's Klingon. They report that they have been seized by a beam from planet Cestus VI. Their ship is breaking up.""Beyond sensor range,&q...

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Apr 04, 2022
Torture isn't just for dentists

Don't get me wrong; dentists are setup to deliver serious doses of discomfort, but they don't have a monopoly on torture for hire. I recently made a visit to an establishment completely authorized by law. The practitioner of the art in question is hi...

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Mar 31, 2022

 Author Interview with Matthew DavenportAuthor ofAndrew Doran and the Scroll of Nightmares, and morePlease tell me a little about your current work in progress.             Andrew Doran is an Archaeologist who studies the occult and tries to keep th...

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Mar 28, 2022

 The play testing continues with the Wreck at the Ruins scenario. This is a great scenario. It's fun and doesn't take too long to play. It's the third scenario, and changes the flavor from musketeerian to Barsoomian. I won't give the complete details...

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Mar 21, 2022
Middle names aren't just for serial killers

Middle names? Does anyone use them--aside for serial killers? Do they have a purpose? Are they primarily for mothers to shout to let a boy know that life as he knows it is about to end?I was picking up a prescription at a pharmacy that I not previous...

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Mar 15, 2022

 Interview with Bruno Martin Soares Author of Laura and The Shadow KingPlease tell me a little about your current work in progress. My latest book, LAURA AND THE SHADOW KING is about a little girl fleeing from her cruel captors with her mother in a...

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Mar 14, 2022