The Monster (2016)

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The Monster (2016) Bryan Bertino (writer/director) It turns out, the real “monster” is poor parenting . . . no, wait, it’s an actual monster and it’s kind of lame.  I did enjoy the relationship between the (crappy) mother and (forced-to-be-the-parent) daughter, which is something I don’t usually see and was appropriately fleshed out through some […]

Father’s Day

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After my father passed away, I was compelled to try to work through it in writing.  Most of it was venting, but a few ended up as completed pieces and were published online. One of my favorites was this following villanelle which was published by Shadow Road Quarterly which, sadly, now appears defunct.  So, here […]

New Flash Fiction Pages

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I’ve updated my [Flashes of Genius] page to include more of my full-fledged flash fiction.  A lot of these new pieces are complete pieces that were originally posted on weekly blog contests like [Flash! Friday] and [Race the Date]. Check them out and consider joining in! [Flashes of Genius]:http://www.grizzlyspectacles.com/?cat=13 [Race the Date]: http://www.caramichaels.com/defiantlyliterate/ [Flash! Friday]: http://flashfriday.wordpress.com

Another Flashy Victory

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So, I’m rapidly becoming a big fan of these weekly flash fiction contests that a number of great blogs run.  For example, I highly recommend that you check out Flash Fiction Friday and Cara Michael’s Race the Date. These contests are weekly and go up on Fridays and Mondays, respectively. Anyway, not to brag or anything, […]