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 … 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 … 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, … 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 … Continue reading Book Review: The Twelve By Justin Cronin