Monthly Archives: October 2015

making monsters meaningful, part 3

Previously, I had talked about what makes monsters scary; as well as how despite appearances to the contrary, monsters really only come in two types.  Now I’d like to share with you some monsters that scared me when I was … Continue reading

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making monsters meaningful, part 2

Previously, I had discussed what it is about monsters that (when done correctly), they frighten us.  And though you and I could sit here for hours and name numerous monsters from film, literature, myths, and legends, there are really only … Continue reading

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making monsters meaningful

In Lonely Lands, my next novel, is a modern-day fantasy/horror piece, so–of course–it will have monsters.  I’ve loved monsters since I was kid back in Phoenix, AZ: one of the local TV stations would broadcast old monster movies (Godzilla, Rodan, … Continue reading

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a quick review of “the martian”

I saw The Martian over the weekend, and I cannot say enough good things about it. Evidently, many others agree with me, as it grossed $100 million around the world ($55 million in the U.S.) on its opening weekend, and … Continue reading

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on the way to lonely lands

Part 1 of ? Over the last few weeks, I’ve been working on my next novel, a modern-day fantasy/horror piece with the working title of In Lonely Lands, and I’ll share with you some of my progress in this and … Continue reading

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