How the World Ends… #scifi #fantasy

In most stories, the world ends in loud, fiery explosions. It’s messy and dramatic. Aliens exterminate us. They blow us up. Asteroids blow us up. Giant astronaut-faring dinosaurs eat us then blow us up. Sharknados chomp us up while destroying the land in their toothy whirlwinds. Sometimes it’s quiet. One by one the stars go […]

Small Goals are Better Than None #amwriting and #99c Gian...

Reality is weirder than fiction. Absolutely. Here’s a great example: A man in Latvia was held hostage by a beaver. What? It’s a true story. A man, ‘Sergei’, returned home and was ambushed by a beaver. The beaver bit him then bit him every time he tried to get up. Sergei called the police for help, […]

The allure of creepy, ramshackle beach towns as settings ...

Today, I have the awesome Catherine Stine visiting. Her books are definitely worth reading. Take it away, Catherine… * What is it exactly that makes edgy beach towns the perfect setting for sinister fantasy and historical suspense? I’ve always been attracted to the dark side, and particularly to strange beach towns. So far, I’ve set […]