I failed at the movie-a-day schedule. I’m okay with that. If you’re interested, the other entries about this one-man horror film fest are here, here, and here. Also, here. Click on the titles for trailers. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941) Like several others I’ve watched, his one probably is an outlier, but if the Faust … Continue reading fail better: my almost movie marathon crawls to the finish line
If you’re interested, the other entries about this one-man horror film fest are here, here, and here. Click on the titles for trailers. Beware! The Blob (aka Son of the Blob) (1972) Hilariously awful “sequel” to the classic film. Directed by Larry “J.R. Ewing” Hagman. You’ll know within ten minutes if it’s a movie for you. … Continue reading flash merry the folk in masquerade or Halloween film fest pt. 4
Not too much news, but I will have a few installments of my first fright film fest this week. Click on the titles for trailers. X —The Unknown (1956) Fun sci-fi horror that is basically The Blob before The Blob. A Hammer production, originally meant to be a Quatermass movie, X—The Unknown takes me back … Continue reading the assurance of the mask or Halloween movie fest pt. 3
I’ve been so busy I almost forgot to mention that the first wave of Ghoulanoids madness is available for pre-order! This has been a blast to work on and it was nice to be in contact with the inimitable Ballard Bros. again. (You can read more about their work in a previous post.) This is … Continue reading Ghoulanoids: Available for Pre-Order!
I’ve been tagged for The Writing Process Blog Tour by John King. John hosts the writing podcast The Drunken Odyssey and I’ve written elsewhere about what the show and its mercurial host have meant to my writing life. I am now tasked to answer questions about my writing process and then tag three other writers to do the … Continue reading The Writing Process Blog Tour
We received Lucy’s ashes yesterday. Unsure at first what to do with them, we’ve kept them since they are in a nameplated urn. She was part of our daily lives for eleven years and there’s unusual silence in the house. She served as a muse at times, odd as that sounds. I thought I’d share … Continue reading Mongrel Hearts
In order to hone my fiction chops, I decided to join The Five Hundred, a site that presents a prompt every month with the outcome being some form of flash fiction between 400-600 words. Next week, I’ll have a ghazal (based on a “bonus” 100 word prompt) and flash fiction piece called, “In the Cup … Continue reading you’re never too old to apprentice and 7+ pieces of audio inspiration