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SIX OF THE BEST… reasons I keep coming back to the Anita Blake novels

My first exposure to Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake series was with the fourth novel, The Lunatic Cafe. I found it in a bookstore in Georgetown, while on a trip with a bunch of high [...]

By |June 17th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

5 Things Fifty Shades of Grey Did Very VERY Wrong.

I told my editor I was going to write this article and his response was, "Only five?!?!?!" I'm trying to keep this shit light, yo. My love for all things Fifty Shades of Grey is [...]

By |February 14th, 2015|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

5 Things Fifty Shades of Grey Did Right… NONE are BDSM or Writing Related

That's right. My hate for Fifty Shades of Grey ALMOST knows no bounds. However, along with the berating that I usually want to give this horrible excuse for a book, I am going to provide you [...]

By |February 13th, 2015|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… ways to spend this weekend instead of seeing Fifty Shades of Grey

By now you've probably seen some sort of advertising for the "romantic" film Fifty Shades of Grey, based on the novel by E.L. James, based on her fan fiction of the Twilight series, except that [...]

By |February 11th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… sex writing tips

In celebration (or something) of NaNoWriMo, I’ve written a series of columns full of writing advice and tips. This is one of them. Time for me to dust off my soapbox and start talking about [...]

By |November 19th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

SIX OF THE WORST… ways you can ruin an otherwise-good idea for a genre fiction story

In celebration (or something) of NaNoWriMo, I've written a series of columns full of writing advice and tips. This is one of them. It's NaNoWriMo time, when thousands of people try to bang out a [...]

By |November 5th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments