When I heard Jeff Vandermeer’s novel Annihilation was being made into a movie, my reaction was, “No way! Impossible!”
I’d listened to the audio editions of all three books in the Southern Reach trilogy, and there was so much that was internal, philosophical, reflective, that I couldn’t see how a m...Read more of this blog post »
i don’t even
look you were the ones who wanted to know how the TV show was goingRead more of this blog post »
Titolo: INGANNO GLOBALE
Autore: BRENDA MILL
C'erano addirittura 2 stelline, che io non ho mai messo.
Sto provvedendo ad avvisare i Librarian, perchè trovo questo... Read more of this blog post »
Do you ever feel like you have stage fright even though you’re part of the audience and not the actual performer? The closer I get to the day of a concert, the more I feel this way myself. Don’t get me wrong, concerts are fun to go to and I’ll always jump at th... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
PKD's Swan Song and the capstone to his VALIS Trilogy. This novel is rather unlike much of his other work in that it starts off and remains fairly mundane throughout. However, the real meat of the matter is found in the... Read more of this blog post »
Video Game Review
This was one of the best Assassin’s Creed games I’ve played!
What I Liked:
The world & graphics: The world is massive and beautiful. You can travel the whole map without having to go to a loading screen. The details that were put into this game is unreal.Photo mode: This is... Read more of this blog post »
Th... Read more of this blog post »
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” (1 Pet. 1:3)
One of the great life-secrets that is hidden in the biblic... Read more of this blog post »
When I first started writing, I had an instinctual feeling for the underdog, the outcast, the nerd...the geek. If that sounds like it's from The Specials, you're right.
No one wants to read stories about those who triumph each and every time out. No one wants to read ab... Read more of this blog post »
This contains some minor grammar and spelling corrections and reformatting of electronic messaging between characters. Amazon hasn't linked it to the ebook as of this post, but hop... Read more of this blog post »
I write dark science fiction and fantasy.
I'm ser... Read more of this blog post »
Before I get into the details of the topic, I want to first make this point, these days, it is very hard to come up with an "original idea". You can be the first to do something and you can be one of the best at something. But just about everything has been either, thought of, mentioned, or atte... Read more of this blog post »
Harley Merlin 5: Harley Merlin and the Broken Spell
Magic always comes at a price.
Harley is a ticking time bomb, ready to detonate with uncontrollable magic. The only solution? Find the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, make some risky deals, and balance the Light and Darkness within her—be... Read more of this blog post »
In five days Blood For Her releases. Read more of this blog post »
Last fall I took an education course on instructional design. Here’s something I learned: when curriculum professionals are hired to create a course, perhaps to improve employee performance in a workplace, one of their first questions is, “Is this actually an instructional problem?” In other word...Read more of this blog post »
Two cats live with me.
Now many people would say that they "own" a couple of cats but, to me anyway, that would be incorrect. No one truly "owns" a cat.
That's not PETA talking, that's just a fact. Dogs and cattle have been domesticated. Cats haven't been, not in any true sense of the... Read more of this blog post »
George Wilder Jr. is a action writer, love story writer and a Radio Host who keeps trying to Make t... Read more of this blog post »
So, I may or may not have accessed the Dark Web again while doing some sketchy research for my next novella. (Which will likely get its own little side series of quickie novellas that will be equal to or greater than this one in awesomeness, but th... Read more of this blog post »
My drawing skills are pretty damned rusty...it took me three or fou... Read more of this blog post »
The first question is: what is a “living?”
The second question is: where is that living made? Surviving in New York, for example, is more costly than in, say… Arkansas.
You may have already noticed I used the word “survivin... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Song of Solomon is a masterpiece of American literature by Toni Morrison. Morrison has won all sorts of awards, including the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993. If you haven't read her work before, this is a great one to start with. It is o... Read more of this blog post »
The thought of people standing around and using their phone's latest feature as social currency makes me want to cry. "This can't be what the world is."
But why should that prevent you from... Read more of this blog post »
A new paperback book titled Shoebox Gleaning -or- Early returns from Stone's shoebox blog!!
It's selected postings from my new blog. Brilliant idea.
Someday soon this link will work… www.stoneril... Read more of this blog post »
Get ready for the upcoming catastrophe!
Just over 200 years ago, something big happened--something that was worth burning down libraries to keep hidden.
We live in a w... Read more of this blog post »
But there’s one thing nearly everyone who enters a writing contest wants…
If you want to win a writing contest, though, do any or all of... Read more of this blog post »
Anyhow, here in north Alabama, we’r... Read more of this blog post »
"Do you want to hear a story?"
On Feb 18th, I will be having a month-long book tour for my FAVORITE novel "Drop Dead Gorgeous." I invite all who would be interested to sign up as a host themselves. All my best!
Book Tour "Sign up!" link: https://l.facebook.c... Read more of this blog post »
Daggers zing past my head.
I sidestep to dodge the blades aimed to dig into my throat. I sprint toward my assailant with a wicked grin on my lips and the glowing eyes of my wolf. A line of throwing knives slice toward me, but I dive over the five blades and roll forward when I hit th... Read more of this blog post »
Ask the Author: Featured Authors
That's one of the questions Barbara Kingsolver probes in her new novel, Unsheltered . Weaving between the present and the past, it follows two families in Vineland, New Jersey, living in different moments of cultural crisis....more