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!...

S is for Serial Killers

Serial killers are monsters in human form. Most are masters of disguise, appearing charming, affable, and glib. Ted Bundy was a law student with a bright future in politics. In his spare time, he worked the phones at a crisis hotline. John Wayne Gacy was an upstanding...