One of the things I remember best about my favorite filmed stories – whether live action or animated – was the sound of the characters’ genuine laughter. By far, the animated stories usually had more laughter than the live action shows. Japanese anime series were especially adept at having their characters throw their heads back … Continue reading Heartfelt Laughter – A Missing Ingredient in Fiction
It has been a struggle not to say anything about this anthology, readers, but it was worth the effort. In DAOwen Publications’ upcoming collection, titled Unbound III: Goodbye Earth, you will find the first story was written by me. This piece is called “All the Lamps Are Lit,” and it is one of my favorite … Continue reading Bulletin – Unbound III: Goodbye Earth, Coming Soon!
The title does not do the story below justice. Check out the link to learn more about the volcano in Indonesia that spews glowing blue lava, readers: Why Does This Indonesian Volcano Burn Bright Blue? By Joseph Stromberg FEBRUARY 4, 2014 Over the past month, the web has come alive with French photographer Olivier Grunewald's spectacular photos of Indonesia's Kawah … Continue reading A Real Lava Lamp
Once again, I must leave you with another's post in place of my own Vocational Vivication article. Rest assured I will be returning soon, readers. Until then please enjoy Meg Dowell's article: Is It Normal to Hate What You Write? Have you ever stopped in the middle of working on an article or manuscript, backtracked … Continue reading Reposted: Is It Normal to Hate What You Write?
Last year, in “The Importance of Brotherhood in Fiction,” this author referenced an article on SuperversiveSF that discussed Final Fantasy XV, the then-latest release in Square Enix’s game series. Not being much of a video gamer, she knew little about the series or the story and had no interest in pursuing either at the time. … Continue reading A Valuable Study of the Story in Final Fantasy XV
It is the day we have all been waiting for! Cirsova’s Summer Special is LIVE right now! My novelette, “Halcyon,” is the cover story and I cannot wait to hear your thoughts on it. Head on over to Amazon or Barnes & Noble to pick up your copy today! And if the cover art for this issue has impressed … Continue reading Bulletin: Cirsova’s Summer Special – Out NOW!
Cirsova’s Summer Special is up for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes and Noble right now, readers. If you want to order your copy of the Special ahead of the release date, check out the post here for more details. You can also find merchandise with the fabulous cover art for the Summer Special here. If … Continue reading Bulletin: Cirsova Summer Special Available for Pre-Order!