We live in the country. Sometimes it’s terrific, like when we play ball as a family in the front field or have friends over for do-it-yourself fireworks… Read more “Goats, Bobcats and Writing Dark”
Evil spirits are like viruses. Invisible to the naked eye. Contagious. And in a certain set of circumstances, deadly. In fact, we can learn a lot about evil from virology.
What we cannot see, and yet know instinctively, is that writing is an act of war.
Have you ever watched a bird coast through the air, high above the treetops? It tilts one way, then the next, gliding along wind gusts with ease. … Read more “Writing the Unseen (Part 1)”
I grew up reading Laura Ingalls, and spent lazy summers on my grandparent’s farm as a teenager. But none of that could prepare me for a Texas… Read more “Zombies and Cyborgs on the Farm”
Humanity isn’t good enough. Not by a long shot. We get tired, cranky, disorganized, and sometimes have trouble remembering things. We’re frighteningly vulnerable to the elements (as… Read more “Zombies and Cyborgs: At Least They’re Not Human”