https://youtu.be/QsXsfrk06-I This film isn't for the squeamish. It is vampires without any of the window dressing or frills. It is, oddly, the most elegant inelegant film, I've ever seen. I think, for me, it is likely that I'd have never said another word about this film after the first time I viewed it, if … Continue reading Near Dark
I had no plans to ever write about vampires. I was writing a western, in which these creatures were swooping from the sky, attacking, and, as it so happened, they turned out to be vampires with pale lavender skin, and jaundiced, yellow, eyes. As the story began to unfold, there was also a shape-shifter, or … Continue reading The Slick Furies, Pulp-Horror
Sometime last winter, I posted on a temporary page that I had going on that I was going to write this particular thing, and then I was going to write that thing, and then I was going to write this other thing. Then I looked at it and I thought, but, I don't do that, … Continue reading Why I Write Fiction
Chapter Twenty-Two The music pounded at a decibel level deemed to be appropriate for inducing audio stupor. A person’s equilibrium seemed to collapse when mixed with improper sound levels and the right mixture of alcohol accompanied by languid stares from vampires. Demetri sat in his booth sipping absinthe and smoking hash. He tried to remember … Continue reading An Excerpt ~ Chapter Twenty-Two of The Slick Furies
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There were others, they brought me flowers, but this one was different. He brought me a perfectly dissected frog, put it in a little shoe box, wrapped a red bow around it. He wanted me to see what one should look like, dissected properly, plus it saved me from having to do it myself and … Continue reading Bones: This One Was Different