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Fleur de Feu

Some spoilers follow. I am a huge fan of British author Tanith Lee.  Her Tales of the Flat Earth for example make for one of the most original epic fantasies (if you can call them that) ever.  Likewise her books about the vampiric family the Scarabae as well as an undead re-telling of Snow White…Continue readingFleur de Feu

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Four Wooden Stakes

Whatever could that titled be referring too? A story of course. Four Wooden Stakes is a little-known short story that first appeared in 1925 in Weird Tales. Written by Victor Rowan the story, well, it didn’t do too well when it first came out. Critics argued that the tale was too conventional and predictable. However,…Continue readingFour Wooden Stakes

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Review of The Master of Rampling Gate: A Vook by Anne Rice

Every so often something comes along that provides some new and innovative way to enhance the art of storytelling. The latest in storytelling innovation comes from the trailblazers at Vook.  A Vook is the blending of both video and text (video+book=Vook) to create an experience unlike any other. Vooks combine entertaining stories with videos that…Continue readingReview of The Master of Rampling Gate: A Vook by Anne Rice