Monthly Archives: November 2009

Saturday night, folks from my writers’ group came over for a RockBand/Guitar Hero night. Writers’ Rocksgiving. I never knew we had so many headbangers and fist pumpers in our scribbler’s gang. And of course…Scarlet Whisper made an appearance with her … Continue reading

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This past weekend, I picked up Another Faust, a YA novel by siblings Daniel and Dina Nayeri. I’m inhaling it late at night. I should be folding laundry instead, but this contemporary retelling of the classic deal with the devil … Continue reading

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I hear marijuana is a “gateway” drug. After a few “harmless” puffs, you soon experiment with prescription uppers. Then, you move one to harder street drugs. Before you know it, it’s nine a.m. on a Tuesday and you’re smoking crack … Continue reading

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First order of business: Congratulations to Cat Woods. Her new ending to the short story “Guessing Game” is deliciously ambiguous. Cat, drop me a line with your snail mail address at and I’ll send Half-Minute Horrors your way! I … Continue reading

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