Life

Strong Female Characters

I recently finished reading “Half Sick of Shadows” by Laura Sebastian. It’s a great retelling of the classic Arthurian legend. The rise and fall of King Arthur are seen through the eyes of Lady Elaine of Shalott. She grows up… Read More ›

Can Books be Scary?

In my opinion, no.   I’ll see you all next week.  Oh, you’re all still here? What was that? You want a reason? Hmm, I guess that’s a reasonable request. Fine. Since it’s the start of October and Halloween is at the end of… Read More ›

#MediaLivesMatter

Fake news isn’t a new thing. In fact, it’s been a deeply rooted infection in journalism for hundreds of years. At least on this continent. There’s a pretty great article titled “Fake News: An Origin Story” that chronicles the origins… Read More ›

My Reading Role Models

So, it’s Father’s Day Sunday. If you’re reading this on Sunday or sometime afterward, then it is and it was Father’s Day today or Sunday. There, I’ve covered all my temporal bases. First off, happy Father’s Day to all those… Read More ›

Based on a True Story

You’ve heard it all before. Based on a true story. Ripped from the headlines. There are a lot of television shows/novels/films that claim that their stories are actual depictions of real life events. But are they? How much truth is… Read More ›