I have enjoyed reading Chuck Wendig’s blog, “Terribleminds” for some time. This is my first stab as a participant in one of his Flash Fiction Challenges. In this week’s challenge, Chuck has directed: You’re going to write a flash fiction story, maximum 1000-words. You will write half of it from the perspective of a protagonist. […]Read more "Flash Fiction “Antag/Protag”"
I watched Alien 3 last night. Not for any other reason than it was on Showtime and I hadn’t seen it in a while. My last impression was the film is so-so. I am little warmer on it after last night’s viewing. I think that some of the things that bugged me about it last […]Read more "Alien 3 Revisited"
Very early this morning, a 24-year-old man shot dozens of people in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, killing at least 12 people. It was a midnight premier for “The Dark Knight Rises.” A Dark Night has risen indeed. I try not to be ambivalent about these sorts of mass shootings, but I have come […]Read more "Dark Places"