My Latest Short Story: “The Best in the Business”

Sometimes, I write fiction. Recently, I submitted a 300-word short story to a contest by Booknest.eu which has an interesting feature: every story that gets submitted gets posted for 1 month until the contest ends. So, even if you don't win the contest, you get exposure as a writer. I highly recommend submitting to this contest. …

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Actors Who You Didn’t Realize Played Famous Roles

Someone else played James Bond before Sean Connery did in Dr. No. Someone else played Hannibal Lecter before Anthony Hopkins did in Silence of the Lambs. In a recent article for the Odyssey, I talk about these actors and others who played early versions of famous characters: https://www.theodysseyonline.com/5-actors-you-didnt-know-played-famous-roles  

10 Tips for Surviving a Universal Monster Movie

With Halloween coming up next month, I decided to finish watching Universal Studios' best-known monster movies (Frankenstein, Dracula, The Invisible Man, The Mummy, The Creature from the Black Lagoon). I've already mentioned one of these movies in a recent article, and plan to analyze another in an article I'll release at the end of October. For now, …

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