Literature® & More: Online Issue 11

I recently had a chance to read and review Literature® by Guillermo Stitch. It's such a rich book that it's like an onion, with plenty of layers to peel off. That's why I have Guillermo answering some pointed questions about the novella and his objectives with it, and I offer some further thoughts on the … Continue reading Literature® & More: Online Issue 11


Exsanguination Blues – Music Monday

I went down a YouTube rabbit hole to see if anything interesting would turn up in the mix of my algorithms and random clicks. Here's what I came up with. "Mama Said" by Cat Clyde. Nice little hypnotic song. Good voice and some interesting phrasing without having too much quirk factor. Alice Phoebe Lou's … Continue reading Exsanguination Blues – Music Monday

Make Me Feel – Music Monday

The spirit of Prince is alive and well and thy name is Janelle Monae. With that said, I don't want to take away from Monae's originality with that comparison but with this video there is a strong Prince vibe. Related: Another artist with a strong Prince vibe, in case you are looking to fill … Continue reading Make Me Feel – Music Monday

Online Issue 5

What is Furry Noir? You know you have to click now to find out. Bill Kieffer talks about Mount TBR, what you'll find there and bookcrossing. Is My Colorblind Rainbow one of the best book titles ever? Chanel Hardy talks about her inspirational YA story. Which protagonist is cranking up Ruth Etting, Billie Holiday and … Continue reading Online Issue 5

Soundtrack Sunday: Down To No Good by Earl Javorsky

If readers were listening to music as they enjoyed your book, what song would be playing with the opening scene? Miles Davis All Blues. To get a sampling of the music that illustrates Javorsky's protagonist's emotional state click through to Youtube. Daniel Earl Javorsky was born in Berlin and immigrated to the US. He has … Continue reading Soundtrack Sunday: Down To No Good by Earl Javorsky