The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

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Alan Rickman: a tribute

David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Glenn Frey–it’s been a rough week. Rickman was always an actor’s actor, somebody who didn’t care about the fame or the movie, about being a star. … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · 5 Comments

Barn full of walkers!

So I’ve never seen WALKING DEAD, and they’re playing a marathon–and the barn chock full of zombies is the Best Surprise Ever. Why does the old farmer have them locked … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

International Film Critics Vote ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Year’s Best Film – Hollywood Reporter And this movie deserves more awards. Beautifully shot, great acting and surprising depth for an action movie. Give us more!

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

This is where you stop

On the way up, a man and his family said, “You’re almost there. But don’t go on the ice. We slipped and it was nearly fatal.” This would be why … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

Snowy volcano of beauty and doom

Halfway up Mount Rainier.

July 14, 2015 · 7 Comments

Top 10 titles for my new novel

So there is a burning ball of fire in the sky, and I am outside thinking, “My agent has my new novel, so what should I write next before this … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · 6 Comments

Where the lava kissed the ocean

October 22, 2014 · 3 Comments

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