Method – Without Apology (with Tangential Review of Ender’s Game)

  I read quite a bit. Right now, I'm finishing up Ender's Game, and, frankly, I appreciate Card's tempo and delivery. The book is a simple read in comparison to other military science fiction I've read, and especially pleasing in comparison to some other epic science fiction I've been consumed by recently. Herbert, for example, … Continue reading Method – Without Apology (with Tangential Review of Ender’s Game)

Day Fourteen – Counting Backwards From Zero While Drowning

Defeat. Breath stutters. Fingertips tickle snow. Just beside, a body. Not deceased, no, not yet. Depressed perhaps, and languishing in doubt. He sees his reflection in skies above. Like the stone he is, he remains patient. A spear extends from his chest, a war wound. As he breathes shallowly, he hears the sound of battle. … Continue reading Day Fourteen – Counting Backwards From Zero While Drowning

Puddles

Not always a fan of first-person, I do sometimes attempt it. Originally, I wrote first-person exclusively. If you ask me, first-person ALWAYS suggests an unreliable narrator.  I trust unreliable gods more than unreliable men. I wrote this not long after I read Ender's Game. I had also recently read Peter Straub's Shadowland, and Clive Barker's … Continue reading Puddles