It’s been seven years since the Noah film came out. Seven is a perfect number, and the world was made in seven days, if you take Genesis 1 literally. Depending on how you take the rest of Genesis, you might have a different take on the film.
A lot of people hated it, and not just because it took some liberties with interpretation that would inevitably offend various religious groups. Some of the liberties themselves just confuse the story, not only the Genesis account, but the movie script itself.
Hey folks, The Bangalore Review has recently published an essay of mine, “Danse Macabre, 2020.”
Click here to check it out! There’s some other great writing featured in their latest issue as well!
Greetings readers! I wanted to share with you all that I just had a poem published in the California Quarterly.
The poem is titled “Richness.”
I wish I could tell you that copies are available for purchase, but not quite yet. Hang in there.
I have a new theory about The Office. A literary theory.
I was reading Cormac McCarthy’s famous novel, No Country For Old Men, when I came across a familiar punchline.
That’s right, it’s everyone’s favorite repeating inappropriate joke from The Office. What’s it doing in a crime thriller/postmodern Western written by a literary genius? Continue reading
If I told you to read a story about two guys paving a road together, you’d probably decline. But if I told you it was a modern day parable, an easy quick read, and written by the guy who wrote two books that turned into movies starring Tom Hanks, ok, maybe you’d pick it up. Continue reading
I’m not doing. If there is one. If there is going to be an outright civil war, I’m not participating it. I’ve got better things to do.
I have a new short story out! You’ll find it in the January 2021 issue of Mystery Weekly!
You can get a sneak peak of my story and others on the website, and you can order a copy of the issue in print or digital.
Click here to start reading the sneak peak of my new story, “Stakeout.”
Read my new poem, “Pedestrian,” recently published in Penmen Review.
click here to read!
If you’ve read anything this year, it might have been some fine fiction that helped you escape from everything going on around you. Or maybe help you deal with current anxieties by getting you thinking about other anxieties. But eventually you will look back on everything you went through and see it through the eyes of a character. Continue reading
When I read R.J. Palacio’s Wonder about ten years ago, I was struck by Auggie Pullman’s choice to dress as Boba Fest for Halloween. If you’re a kid like Auggie, you could choose any character to be, preferably one that covers your face like that astronaut helmet, because you’re self-conscious about how you look, and people are not always kind.