Month: September 2015

My Top Ten Favorite Horror Films

Horror films have made leaps and bounds over the years in terms of what scares the general public and what chills the blood. Since it’s now October, I’m going to take some time and list my TOP TEN FAVORITE HORROR FILMS in honor of my favorite month. 10. FRAILTY PLOT: A man confesses to an FBI ...

Friend Files #19 – Lady Zen

*Above photograph by Stephen Davis Phillips Friend Files is a feature I’ve added to Away With Words, this being the nineteenth installment. Past installments appear under the “Friend Files” tag on my blog. I will be interviewing a friend of mine and showcasing why they are a friend to me and what I like about them, ...

Vermont Comic Con

I was recently visiting with a few of my writing friends in Vermont. Most of us went to grad school together, and so we still get together for mini-vacations and write, among other things. Last year, we did the same thing. I drove to Vermont, and I was able to check out the famed Mac ...

Macaroni

When asked if they would like to have a bowl of macaroni and cheese, most Americans will undoubtedly suffer no confusion as to what is being proposed to them. “Do I want a bowl of macaroni and cheese? You mean that curved, cylindrical, wheat-based pasta smothered in delicious, melted cheese? Sure!” However, the history of ...

UPDATE!

So, I went ahead and added two new pages to the blog. The first was just an updated “ABOUT ME” page which I didn’t even realize I’d had for a good solid year. The second is a list of links to all the cool sites and blogs that my friends have. I know so many ...

All Aboard The Blog Train

Before I get too far with this post, I do have to say that this particular entry is part of a “blog train”, featuring mostly fellow writers from the Stonecoast MFA program – from which I graduated. It’s really a brilliant idea, suggested by my friend J.R. Dawson (I’ll link you up to her blog later, ...