Stephen King, Chuck Palahniuk, and Margaret Atwood’s Clever Reddit AMA Answers

Reddit is the small dark corner of the internet. Every now and then, authors will answer any question the dirty undeserving proletariat Reddit community (people like me and you) want to ask them, events called "AMA," for Ask Me Anything. Questions range from serious to downright silly, a common one being "Would you rather fight a horse-sized … Continue reading Stephen King, Chuck Palahniuk, and Margaret Atwood’s Clever Reddit AMA Answers

The Best Writing of The Week | Harlan Ellison

Neil Gaiman told me to read Harlan Ellison, and if Mr. Gaiman says something, I obey. (This is also why I read Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell) I come relatively late to Harlan Ellison but am not sorry for it; I'm glad there's something this good out there still left for me to … Continue reading The Best Writing of The Week | Harlan Ellison

The Secrets That Dwell in the Back of Dark Books

From Hell cover

I'm reading a dark, dark book, and in the back I found a dark, dark secret. I tend to read books completely; the preface, the introduction, the dedication and all appendices and epilogues. Doing this just paid off. Alan Moore's From Hell is a dense and dark book about the possible story behind Jack the … Continue reading The Secrets That Dwell in the Back of Dark Books