Another of the “lost” posts that vanished when SU moved a while back. This one was originally published, as will be apparent, in December for Christmas. But maybe the dog days of summer could use a little blast of winter.
In this season of holidays, it’s easy to remember that everything has a story. Traditions from [...]
In his introduction to Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury, edited by Sam Weller and Mort Castle, Ray Bradbury discusses Edgar Allan Poe as his literary father. He remembers receiving a copy of Tales of Mystery and Imagination and how influential those stories were to him as a boy.
Thanks to the unusual [...]
Or . . . whether short stories.
It is a legitimate question, I think.
Before I start, fair warning – this is one of the “lost” posts from when SU switched to its current location. According to my records, it’s not up on the archive for my old posts. So if you missed it the first time, [...]
This is a “reprint” of a “lost” post (you’ll notice on the list of my posts that there’s about a year’s worth of stuff that never made the transition to the new blog). Don’t know if the references are still available (for instance, Nick Kaufman’s post, but you should google him and check out [...]
A couple of months ago I wrote about my experiences interviewing people. Since then, I’ve had some more thoughts on the subject that I thought I would share.
I recently read an interview where an ardent fan asked questions of a well-known director. The interviewer had several hypotheses about the director’s work that he wanted the [...]
My good buddy Tom Piccirilli, whose “noirella” Clowns in the Moonlight ( http://www.amazon.com/Clown-in-the-Moonlight-ebook/dp/B0078B6VK2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1330741769&sr=8-1 ) was just released, recently posted on Facebook: “Worst thing about working through your novel for a second draft? Realizing that all those brilliant lines you wrote actually suck dead grizzly ass.”
Yes. Yes they so sadly do.
Of course, his suck is what [...]