Don't take off your blindfold. Don't look at them. I've been geeking out ever since it was announced back in October that Bird Box, the 2014 post-apocalyptic novel by Josh Malerman, is making its movie debut on December 21st. For those who haven't read it, Bird Box is an outstanding work of suspense. Last spring, I … Continue reading Bird Box is now a Netflix Movie!
This is it. Here we are, on the eve of National Novel Writing Month. Snap! There is so much that's at stake for this fairly unimposing and eager writer: fame, fortune...oh, well, not really. But I am diving headlong into this year's NaNoWriMo with a fair bit of tenacity and pride. You see, this is … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017: Introducing “The Flyer and the Base”
Greetings! I thank you guys and gals for your patience as things went dark on my blog for the past week; I spent the last four days moving into my new apartment. It was definitely an eventful weekend! Fortunately, I got to spend most of it with my mom, who came in to town to … Continue reading Lessons to Practice #15: The Critical Cast of Supporting Characters
Tension. The very act of tensing up, sitting on the edge of my seat, dreading the hiss of that next page flipping over, is something I haven't experienced in quite a few years. Tonight, I'm happy to say that I've rediscovered the genuine thrills of reading a well paced, taut, and character-driven novel. I started … Continue reading Unseen Threats: Reading Bird Box