This post is part of the Nature’s Fury Blogathon, hosted by Barry at Cinematic Catharsis. Read the rest of the posts in this furious event HERE!
Film and television have a long tradition of showing us how nature will one day turn against us, and most likely with help from human beings.
Stephen King’s epic apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic novel The Stand is a tale of how government manipulation of the flu bug for militaristic purposes accidentally escapes from a lab and wipes out most of the population.
Continue reading “Nature’s Fury Blogathon: The Stand (1994)”
Last November I participated in REUTS Publications’ contest Project REUTSway. Each week, writers were given a prompt to use to retell a fairy tale. Each prompt was a supernatural creature (vampires, zombies, demons and werewolves).
Two out of the three stories I submitted were chosen for an anthology, which will be published at a later date.
My third story was a runner-up. Each week since February, REUTS has been featuring one of the runner-up stories on their blog.
Today was my turn! Continue reading “My Project REUTSway Runner-up Story is Now Live on Their Blog!”
As mentioned in a previous post, I participated in Project REUTSway, a short story contest held by REUTS Publications. I found out a month ago that I was one of the finalists. Today the winners were announced and TWO out of my three stories were chosen for the anthology! My third story is a runner-up, which means it will be posted on their blog at some point in the coming year!
Continue reading “2014 Starts on a Writing High Note: I’m a Project REUTSway Winner x 2 (and a half)!”
The Twelve by Justin Cronin is the second of his post-apocalyptic/vampire trilogy. The first book in the trilogy is The Passage. I wrote a spoilerific analysis of one of the major characters in The Passage a while back. This review will refrain from divulging any major spoilers. That makes it very difficult to write this review, because, boy, are there some huge surprises in this … Continue reading Book Review: The Twelve By Justin Cronin