Better Angels, Fiction

Better Angels (excerpt)

Among the many other projects on which I am working, I am also attempting a story to explore the varying dynamics that may underlie, become seeded, and blossom darkly from the incomprehensible act of mass school shootings. I have no idea if I will be successful. I think it will involve taking myself to a… Continue reading Better Angels (excerpt)

Dark, Fiction, Science-Fiction, Television


Has anyone watched the series, Dark, on Netflix? It is a German production, apparently the first original—in German specifically or in general any—foreign language property created for the streaming service. While its premise involving missing children in a small town is quite interesting in design, taking the time travel trope to an extreme, it is… Continue reading Dark

Fiction, The Ghost Writers

The Ghost Writers (excerpt)

17 October, ‘78 Dear Q, I received yesterday by post the promised manuscript and dove headfirst into your delightful prose. Within a brief two hours’ time I had finished your novella and placed the last page upside down on the glorious pages that came before. I am not sure if I have ever been both… Continue reading The Ghost Writers (excerpt)