Monthly Archives: August 2014

Book Review: The King Of Elfland’s Daughter by Lord Dunsany

The first book for my Readings In the Genre: Fantasy Classics is The King of Elfland’s Daughter by Lord Dunsany (Fantasy 240 pages). This book was not at all what I was expecting. Not even close. I learned several books … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ghost Story by Peter Straub

Another book required for my Readings in the Genre: The Haunted for my Master of Fine Arts from Seton Hill University in Writing Popular Fiction is Ghost Story by Peter Straub (Horror 567 pages). I have to say that this … Continue reading

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Article Review: You Have to Start with Something, So It Might As Well Be Something Like This by Gary A. Braunbeck

My first article assignment for the Reading in the Genre: The Haunted for my Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction through Seton Hill University is from Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction. The article is … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Ghostbusters

It’s been years or even decades since the last time I watched Ghostbusters, but it is one of the required movies for my Readings In the Genre The Haunted class in order to get my Masters in Fine Arts in … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Paranormal Activities

One of the movies required for my Readings In the Genre The Haunted class for my Masters of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University was Paranormal Activities. I first watched this movie a couple of years … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Others

One of the movies for my Readings In the Genre The Haunted was The Others. This movie took a different look at hauntings and I enjoyed watching it. This review is going to have spoilers so if you haven’t watched … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Exorcism of Emily Rose

One of the movies required for my Readings In the Genre The Haunted class for my Masters of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University is The Exorcism of Emily Rose. One of the first things I noticed … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

I had the privilege of seeing Guardians of the Galaxy today with family and had a very enjoyable afternoon with it. This movie was pretty much exactly what I was expecting. A little ridiculous, a little amusing, a little heart-warming, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

The first thing I have to say about The Lovely Bones (Horror 328 pages) by Alice Sebold is WOW. This book starts out with a gruesome and extremely unpleasant rape and murder of a young teenage girl and becomes one … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

The next book in the Readings In the Genre The Haunting was The Amityville Horror (Horror 315 page) by Jay Anson. This was a very different style of haunting than The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. I think one … Continue reading

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