The Silence of the Lambs and the Surprise it Holds for Writers

If you haven't read The Silence of The Lambs you are in for a treat. I am going to assume you've seen the movie, right? Well, there's a surprising element to the book, one that I had not expected when I read it. Since reading it, something I did to study how Thomas Harris pulled… Continue reading The Silence of the Lambs and the Surprise it Holds for Writers

Planning Ahead | The 2013 Hugo Award

So this morning I had the following email in my inbox: As a member of Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, you are eligible to submit a nomination ballot for the 2013 HugoAwards This got me wondering. I've always had great regard for the Hugo awards and have naive, stars-in-the-eyes dreams of being nominated… Continue reading Planning Ahead | The 2013 Hugo Award

5 Movies That Got to Me

I like good movies, as, I suppose, does everyone else. But good for you isn't necessarily good for me. Through the years, a handful of movie have gotten under my skin, lodged like bug and force me to rewatch them. These are movies that to me are more than mere entertainment, but contain in them… Continue reading 5 Movies That Got to Me

3 Movie Trailers That Give Me Goosebumps

I'm a big fan of movie trailers. I check Apple's trailer site every week and am of the opinion that trailer-making is an art all to itself. And here are three trailers that are giving me goosebumps these days. 1. Watchmen I read the graphic novel before I saw the movie and really liked it.… Continue reading 3 Movie Trailers That Give Me Goosebumps