January 15, 2020
‘Uncut Gems,’ Indian joe AND Gambling: a movie review
A few weeks ago I wrote a review of ‘Last Christmas‘ starring Emilia Clarke. Now I’d like to share some thoughts on ‘Uncut Gems’. What’s going on here? Why the movie reviews suddenly? I’d only written one other, a year or so ago, of the flick ‘Wonder Woman’. I always make it a point to […]
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The distinguishing feature of Ms Lindsey’s writing is her ability to weave the emotional and intellectual connections between and among characters. It is, I think, a technique I have identified as the primary driver of plot in my own Ur Legend series. The two wonderful, salient aspects of her Mysteries are her ability to draw […]
‘Last Christmas’ was billed, for some reason, as a ‘rom-com’. I suppose I don’t go to enough movies to have known what in hell that was at first. Let me be clear, this movie is not a ‘romantic comedy’ it is a FANTASY! It is supposed to be quirky, loopy and at times quite absurd. […]
Over the last two weeks I’ve lost two friends. My superb social media guru, Evelyn Helminen, changed jobs, and the move put too many demands on her time to continue to provide the great graphics you’ve all come to expect and enjoy. I’ll do the best I can. And I lost Daenerys Targaryen. I invested […]
Sylvia Plath was a genius and is my favorite lyric poet of all time.
Given my preference for strong female characters, I sprinted to the box office with my wife, Linda, to see the film.
‘Cassandra Heeded’ is Book 2 of N W Moors’ Second Chances series.
If for no other reason than to experience the short story ‘Sandcastle’, I would recommend the book highly.
Is Split Rock by Holly Hodder Eger a romance? Is it the story of one woman’s mid-life crisis?
So do you like mythology? Particularly Greek mythology? And did you like American Gods by Neil Gaiman?
I will say again that it is amazing how much excellent works is being produced by writers all over America.
This week and next it will be my pleasure to publish reviews of books by two authors, local to the Monterey Peninsula, King Grossman and Steve Hauk.
Humans have an enormous capacity for greed and violence. But also a capacity for love.
This is the last in a 3-part series, in which I review Erin Lindsey’s ‘Bloodbound’ series.
This is the 2nd in a 3-part series, in which I review Erin Lindsey’s ‘Bloodbound’ series.
This is the 1st in a 3-part series, in which I review Erin Lindsey’s ‘Bloodbound’ series.
As I have stated in the past, I think it’s important for writers to review other writers’ works. There is much to be learned by engaging in criticism.
Okay, so I finish the book and sit there stunned. WOW! And for a fleeting moment I have this rush, as if I’ve actually discovered a great talent.