Two Ghost Stories

Readers of my blogs and interviews know that I am a ghost story fanatic.  Fully three shelves of my large library are taken up with ghost anthologies, the great majority of which I’ve read cover to…

Sean and Laura and Otto… Otto?

A busy week last week.  A couple of days in DC, then a couple in New York.  An invitation to speak at the Institute for Policy Innovation‘s World Intellectual Property Day Forum in Washington coincided with…

The Sky is Blue; The List is Black

Over the last forty years, leftism has failed in every particular but one:  it has succeeded in demonizing the opposition. Leftists will blacklist you—then if you complain, they’ll attack you for whining.  They will call you…

Nemesis

A lot of big crime writers coming out of Scandinavia these days, the most high-profile at the moment being the late Stieg Larsson with his celebrated Millennium Trilogy.  That’s the one that begins with the already-filmed…

Not Another Interview!

Yes, another interview!  It’s my website, dagnabit, and if you can’t come here to find all my interviews, where oh where would you go?  This one is with Andy Butcher, the editor of a Christian retail…

You’re Watching Big Brother

Here’s a literally mind-bending story you might have missed.  Amy Chozick at the Wall  Street Journal reports that NBC Universal has been planting little behavioral messages in NBC television shows like Law and Order, The Office…

Justified

Really enjoying this new FX crime series about a Deputy US Marshall reluctantly returning to his native Kentucky.  It started out good and just keeps getting better with every episode.  One of its chief pleasures is…

A Couple of Interviews

There are two new and interesting interviews with me online now – interesting to me anyway!  One’s over at PJTV where I spoke with the lovely Danika Quinn about the Tea Party and the way it’s…

The Warded Man

I frequently find myself picking up fantasy novels because I like the idea or the cover only to throw them down almost immediately because I grow bored with the stilted writing, the poorly imagined worlds and…

Fiction Addict Interview

Here’s a very good audio interview with me by Jake Chism over at the Fiction Addict website.  The subject:  The Long Way Home. There’s also an extremely nice review.