Word Nerd Scribbles tends to feature only books that I liked enough to review (unless it's one that truly pissed me off), so I think it'll be fun to, for once, look at some books that I really don't recommend.
Here's a thing to add to my future autobiography: I've signed books for people who bought them.
Maggie Stiefvater weaves metaphors like a spider weaves silk, and she filled this brief, slim novel to the brim with them. There are so many to examine, but I think I've picked out the main one...
The story itself mockingly dodged predictable hero's journey tropes, twisting around and jumping the curb every chance it got, as if to say, "you just thought you knew what was coming next."
As of this morning, Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers, Vol 2, featuring my short-story "Thirsty Ground," is now available for purchase on Amazon! This Halloween season, embrace the creeping dread of Texas living with a copy of Road Kill for your very own. For those of you who can't make it to any of the book... Continue Reading →
An update on the Roadkill anthology publication