From demonic circuses to water elemental murder mysteries, alien exchange students to World War I-era necromancy, my urban fantasy book reviews from January to June.
While the first book in the series, THE PALADIN PROPHECY, is set up as a thriller, Mark Frost’s ALLIANCE showcases all the best attributes of an old-fashioned quest. If you like young adult, adventure, conspiracies, and stories…
Since starting at Golden Apple, a number of comic books I’ve picked up feature female protagonists from various walks of life – and they’re getting all the buzz.
If you haven’t heard of Kamala Khan, a Pakastani-American teenager and the new Ms. Marvel, chances are you’re not interested in comic books. You can stop reading right now.
Kamala made waves as the first Muslim Marvelcharacter to head…
I don’t know everything about comic books, but I don’t have to.
When I was a kid, the only comics I was really aware of were Archie Comics, and the only one that interested me was Betty and Veronica. I used to pick them off the racks at grocery stores or newsstands (back when there were newsstands), and the selection was pretty thin. I was canny enough to realize I got more of my money’s worth…
The protagonist of my new book was starting to think like the protagonist of my last book. Here’s how I dealt with it:
The Protagonist (Photo credit: mønsterdestrøyer)
There was an exercise I was given in one of my writing workshops where I had to write a description of the same view from the perspectives of three completely different characters. That one tiny exercise was invaluable for…
#InternetOlympics - Let the Online Games Begin
Instead of criticizing the Sochi Winter Olympics, people of the internet should compete in online events to prove their superiority.
What the Hell, Hero? The Stunning Betrayal of J.K. Rowling
Beloved Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling allegedly admits that she regrets pairing Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, despite seven books that say otherwise.