Jurassic World the Movie Review

Jurassic World the Move Review Once every few years there comes a book or movie that changes expectations. Jurassic Park was that kind. For me, this movie was what science fiction was all about. Sure, there were speculative elements in it, but not the crazy fantasy stuff that parades around as science fiction in movies […]

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NANOWRIMO 2014

For those that read my blog and are wondering what gibberish I’m writing about today, let me explain. No, let me sum up. NANOWRIMO is the acronym for National Novel Writing In a Month. The goal of NANOWRIMO is to write 50,000 words in the month of November. I’ve joined the writing fray twice before […]

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The Maze Runner- The Movie

The Maze Runner  How would you react if you couldn’t remember your name or who you were, and woke up in dark hole? That is the initial scene of James Dashner’s The Maze Runner. Thomas, the protagonist, wakes to find he can’t remember his name and life, trapped in some insidious maze with a group of boys. […]

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Life, the Hiatus, and Everything

Life, the Hiatus, and Everything Life has a way of tweaking plans. After returning from an excellent writer’s conference put on by Kristine Asselin and Natasha Sass and the folks at the New England Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (NESCBWI), I had the intention of starting my next great children’s novel. Four months later, […]

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Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza

Mila 2.0 is a YA science fiction novel by Debra Driza that tells the story of Mila, a girl living with her mom in a small town in Minnesota. Mila can’t remember her past, but soon discovers her true identity. She’s a weapon, and several people want to control her. As she runs from enemies, she begins to […]

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