A small whale with a top hat and mustache drinks tea from a table placed on a larger whale, who's carrying an umbrella. Cover image created specifically for the webcomic "Whales Speaking Yiddish."

Get Lost on the Yellow Brick Road

Why do you always get lost during long journeys? And what if that happened to literary characters? This episode of my webcomic Whales Speaking Yiddish imagines what that might look like: https://tapas.io/episode/1143190

ink and paper drawing of "The Count" by Thecount68 (for more information see https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dracula_vampire.jpg)

Geneva Story 2: “The Vampyre”

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, started during a story contest between Shelley and several other writers staying at Lake Geneva.  To celebrate this book, I'm doing a series of posts about Frankenstein and two other stories that came from this contest. Here's where you can read the previous post. Before …

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Ancient cemetery in greece: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ancient_cemetery_of_Kermaeikos_in_Athens,_Greece.jpg

Geneva Story 1: “A Fragment of a Novel”

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, started during a story contest between Shelley and several other writers staying by Lake Geneva.  To celebrate this book, I'm doing a series of posts on Frankenstein and two other stories that came from this contest. "A Fragment of a Novel" is interesting because although …

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