BVC Announces Welcome to Witchlandia by Steven Popkes

Five years ago, Katelin Loquess thought she had everything–love with David, a wonderful job, and the joy of flying. Now, David has left, the job is miserable, and the joy has disappeared. Then the murders start, and Katelin and David meet again. Each murder connected to them. Each one getting closer.

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Summer Reading

Summer’s almost here officially, and there are many wonderful books to choose from. Here are a few I’ve enjoyed recently: First I must offer an explanation of why it took me so long to review this book, which entails a … Continue reading

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The Name of the Prose, Part 3: You Are Here
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A sense of place plays a critical role in determining whether a reader “gets into” a story or not. Good place names can lend an aura of reality to even the most fictional of places. Conversely, an obviously made up place name in a story that pretends at reality can make a location that seems perfectly real to the author seem perfectly ridiculous to the reader.

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