Having endured quite a brutal winter, I know we’re all anxious for Spring’s arrival. The unusual sight of my lawn immediately sparked ideas for this year’s landscaping updates.
Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English writer Terry Pratchett, set on the fictional Discworld, a flat disc balanced on the backs of four elephants which, in turn, stand on the back of a giant turtle.
If your valentine heart leaks, it may be because February is "Women in Horror" month, which celebrates women in the horror industry. I'm going to expand the definition to include literature.
With the winter Olympics underway, it’s the perfect opportunity to explore new cultures and show off your mad geography skills. The host city for the 2014 Winter Olympics is Sochi, Russia which, interestingly enough, is a favorite summer spot for Russians, averaging 52 degrees for
The winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award for novel went to Alif the Unseen, by G. Willow Wilson.
The World Fantasy Awards are annual, international awards given to authors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of fantasy.
Time to take a brief look back at 2013 -
Mystery authors we lost this past year:
Robert Barnard, age 76. This British crime writer authored 40 mysteries. From the New York Times: "Mr. Barnard called his work "entertainment" and "deliberately old-fashioned." His murders, set mainly in small villages drolly christened with names like "Hexton-on-Weir" and "Twytching," were plotted with an ingenuity and precision that made him popular among aficionados of what is known in publishing as the English cozy - mysteries with a picturesque setting, colorful locals and minimal violence."
Snow, frigid temperatures, wind chill. Had enough of another Cleveland winter yet? Depending on your frame of mind, the wide world of sports offers a lot of climate options to suit your mood.
It's the new President's 1st day in office. Time to redecorate the oval office, meet with the new cabinet...and see the aliens. Yep, Roswell was real, and here's the rub...the aliens may be coming back...and soon. Now what?
Fresh into the new year, some of us have made resolutions that have come and gone already, and that’s OK. I feel that January gets too much hype with goal-setting. After a whirlwind of holiday hustle and bustle, the only thing I really want to do is savor the monotony of January a