“The Left Behind series is, by no means, quality fiction…but Nick Cage bringing all his Nick Cage-isms to the lead character of airline captain, Rayford Steele? Yes, please!”
In my latest post on The Rogue, I review a new viru-pocalypse novella written by promising young author (and friend of mine), J. Shepard Trott.
When I first began writing Hitting for the Cycle, it was under very different circumstances. It had a different title, and I was writing it as a screenplay, not a novel. I wrote two pages of screenplay and realized I had much more story to tell than I could capture in a film’s script. So, I decided to start with the novel. Now that it’s done, however, I can’t help but fantasize about what the book might look like translated to the big screen. As such, I’ve been toying with what I would consider the film’s soundtrack…not that I would have ANY control over something like that. But this is how writers think. Cart before the horse. While writing, I almost always listened to music, and these are the songs that resonated the most with the material in my book. One of the songs, I wrote myself. I present to you the (un)official Hitting for the Cycle soundtrack! Continue reading
My latest post on The Rogue explores an incredible sensory experience that many, myself included, have known for years, but are only now coming to truly understand. An extraordinary concept I’m looking forward to including in my own future fiction writing…
A two-part Geek Goes Rogue series on the new film, God’s Not Dead…a film that I consider to be the worst (and most antagonistic) idea in the long, pathetic history of films made by so-called “Christian” film companies.
“I see this film doing much more harm than good. I needed only listen to the gloats of my fellow movie theater audience members to be reminded that the choir still loves being preached to and is willing to pay handsomely to keep that from stopping. The wedge of ‘us vs. them’ is alive and well and continues to grow, in part, because of films like this.”