Review: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter

The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter by Theodora Goss My rating: 5 of 5 stars Jekyll, Hyde, Holmes, Watson, Rappaccini, Moreau, Frankenstein, and more - "The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter" is as delightfully intelligent and fun re-imagining of various classic mad scientist stories - combined with a wealth of other literary influences. … Continue reading Review: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter

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Review: “A.D.: After Death”

A.D.: After Death by Scott Snyder My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read plenty of comics and graphic novels (and enjoy many of them) but every so often I stumble across a graphic novel that feels like it achieves a higher level of craftsmanship. I haven't read much of Snyder's work, but Lemire is … Continue reading Review: “A.D.: After Death”

In which I earn my MFA, have an irksome day, and articulate some thoughts on writing

I earned my MFA in creative writing this weekend. I'm told that the title for someone who has a master's degree is (well... used to be) magister - which is a title that sounds cool, but isn't really practical for daily use. However, it is a piece of information that I will treasure as I … Continue reading In which I earn my MFA, have an irksome day, and articulate some thoughts on writing