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Christian Bale as Travis McGee? What the Fudge?

Okay, just when you thought that the worst casting decision in the world was Marky Mark as Nathan Drake in the Uncharted film, Hollywood chucks one out that is breathtakingly bad. Christian Bale as John D. MacDonald’s Travis McGee. Really?? What the fudge people. After this initial sense of outrage, disbelief and shock, it turns… Read More ›

Josh Gad came out with the Bible quip, here’s my expansion of it.

Josh Gad came out with the Bible quip, here’s my expansion of it.

J K Rowling First Edition Harry Potter Sells for $228K

J K Rowling First Edition Harry Potter Sells for $228K

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Guest Post from Author Tim Waggoner

Tim Waggoner Author of What Once Was Flesh From the Anthology Collection of Michael West’s Vampires Don’t Sparkle Guest Post The Genesis of “What Once Was Flesh” “Where do you get your ideas?” is the most common question writers are asked. (Followed closely by “Do you know Stephen King/Stephenie Myer/J.K. Rowling?” and “How much do… Read More ›

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Life After Almost Dying…

I wanted a nice “eye-catching” title for my post today. After battling with myself for all of two minutes, I decided not to use the Life after Death title I wanted. Because, although I was technically “dead” while they operation on me for hours, I wasn’t really dead. At least, I don’t think so. I mean,  I… Read More ›

Author Larry Underwood.

Thirteen for 13 an Introduction to Larry Underwood’s Short Fiction

I made the acquaintance of Mr Underwood on Facebook via mutual friends (like you do) and I noticed the other day that he’d gotten one of his stories, an excellent piece of Western horror flash-fiction, promoted by Amazon.com as a limited freebie. I love free anything and I immediately shot over to the Amazon sellers and found… Read More ›

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Taken by Adam Light: O. Henry Eat Your Heart Out

Adam Lights short story Taken throws a different light on the usual tales of abduction. Here is a  protagonist whose secret trauma is not revealed until the very last of the story and it helps to give an O Henry ending that quite surprised me. I have only just discovered the delights of Adam and Evans… Read More ›

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Eggs

Tom‘s grandpa called him from outside his grandparent’s house. “Tom, come on out here. I want to show you something.” Tom reluctantly tore his eyes off of the roller derby he’d been watching and stood up. It must be something interesting, Grandpa wouldn’t have called him otherwise. “Okay.” Tom shouted back. He switched the television… Read More ›

The Haunted Pub Tour

The haunted pub tour was a disappointment. I really should have known better, but, I was bored. The tour itself was just like every tour you’ve ever been on. You take a disparate group of people most, if not all, of whom are strangers to you. You are all herded into a bus like cattle…. Read More ›

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Another New Chapter…

So, when I was first offered “Ill health retirement” I was shocked. I’d been told, when I asked about when my back was injured and did not seem to be improving, that it was nigh on impossible to get. “As long as you can hold a bloody pencil mate, they’ll use you.” Riiiiight. That, however,… Read More ›

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