Around the Web: Bond, Star Trek franchises endure with new movies, books, series

by G. Robert Frazier Every day I scour the web for interesting articles about writing, reading, and other fascinating stories. I occasionally share those in this space, just because I’m such a cool guy. Today’s roundup consists of two movie franchises with huge fan bases, and no, I’m not talking about Star Wars. Both are … More Around the Web: Bond, Star Trek franchises endure with new movies, books, series

Review: Neil Patrick Harris’ autobiography a hilarious diversion

by G. Robert Frazier Choose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris (Three Rivers Press, $16) was a fun little diversion from the usual high-octane thrillers and hard-boiled detective novels I like to read. Every once in a while you need something a bit more light-hearted to sort of decompress. This fit that bill nicely. … More Review: Neil Patrick Harris’ autobiography a hilarious diversion

WIP Update: Webisode, spec script see progress; NaNoWriMo on tap

by G. Robert Frazier It’s Saturday, and it’s late, but I just realized I did not post an update on my works in progress Wednesday. It’s an idea borrowed (nay, stolen) from another blogger. The purpose being to help hold myself accountable for how I spend my time and as inspiration to actually get something … More WIP Update: Webisode, spec script see progress; NaNoWriMo on tap

Review: Fourth Doctor romps in wild, fun adventure of The Drosten’s Curse

Thanks to the proliferation of Doctor Who novels on the market, old school fans of early doctors like Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, and Peter Davison are still able to revel in new adventures. The Drosten’s Curse by A.L. Kennedy (Broadway Books, $9.99) captures the zany fun of Tom Baker’s Doctor to perfection. Baker’s Doctor—he of … More Review: Fourth Doctor romps in wild, fun adventure of The Drosten’s Curse

Review: Sleepy Hollow novel fills void until new season starts

Besides The Walking Dead, there’s one show I’m looking forward to more this season than any other: Fox’s Sleepy Hollow. The first season, in which Colonial soldier Ichabod Crane finds himself thrust into the present to do battle with the Headless Horseman and other no-goodniks, was both smartly written and refreshingly fun entertainment. So, I … More Review: Sleepy Hollow novel fills void until new season starts