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Scary True Stories: The killing game

Scary True Stories: The killing game

Reality TV…it’s harmless fun, right? Well–not always. Imagine winning The Bachelor, only to find out the man of your dreams is a serial killer. It happened to Cheryl Bradshaw. The year was 1978, and the ’70s version of The Bachelor was The...
With great power comes great responsibility

With great power comes great responsibility

Imagine this, if you will… You turn on the evening news (or check Facebook or head to your favourite online news site or *gasp!* read a paper), only to discover there’s been another school shooting. Many children were wounded, and a few died, including the...

Scary True Stories: The most dangerous game

Life really is stranger than fiction. When I was a kid, a twisted horror tale called The Most Dangerous Game was mandatory reading in high school. In Richard Connell’s story, written in 1924, a big-game hunter matches his wits against a deranged captor who...

IWSG: The A-to-Z Challenge ate my NaNo

I love a challenge. Run a 5K race? Sure! Fight in the ring? Yeah, let’s do it! Blog 26 times in a month? Bring it on! Write 50,000 words in a month? Why not? Blog 26 times and write 70,000 words for Camp NaNoWriMo in the same month? Of course!...