The Nomadic Troglodyte

Writer Out West



King Killer – A Genealogy Story

My 17-generations-back great-grandfather killed Richard III, and I have a lot of feelings about it.

Is sensational writing as valuable as ‘the classics’?

Well, I don't know about all of you - but I'm blazing along in my challenge to read fifty books this year. I'm already up to 2! I'm actually planning on doing two book reviews up here in the... Continue Reading →

The one that makes you breathe

You know how when you're reading along and you come across a line that makes you put the book down and just breathe for a second? Not the emotionally charged scenes. Not the moment a character does something epically embarrassing.... Continue Reading →

Strong Characters and Shakespeare

Allow me, if you would, to briefly expound on heroes. Yes, I do have a soft spot for the anti-hero and for the bad boys, but a lot has been said about them since they were invented as a character... Continue Reading →

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