Category Archives: Literary

Julius Caesar: A Lean and Hungry Look

It took nine seasons for the Woodward Shakespeare Festival (Fresno, CA) to finally mount a production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, one of my favorite plays.  I have taught it many times to high school students and I know the text … Continue reading

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The Postmodern Prometheus

(Warning: This post contains SPOILERS regarding the film Prometheus) Prometheus, a Titan from Greek mythology, is a fascinating and important figure who appears frequently in literature as one who overreaches in a quest for scientific knowledge.  Mary Shelley famously adapted … Continue reading

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Three Men in a Time Machine, To Say Nothing of the Dog

I am fascinated with time travel stories.  Many, such as Back to the Future, deal with paradoxes like accidentally preventing your parents from meeting.  Others, like Stephen King’s 11/22/63 or TV’s Quantum Leap, with an attempt to change the past … Continue reading

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My Interview in Forsaken Stars!

Rob Lopez of Forsaken Stars, and member of the Fresno Sci-fi & Fantasy Writers group, interviewed me! Check it out HERE.

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Open Mic Celebrating Valentine’s Day

The Fresno Sci-fi & Fantasy Writers group will sponsor an open mic this Friday, February 10, 2012 at the Clovis Book Barn.  The event will take place from 6:30-9:00 pm. and the theme is Valentine’s Day.  The event is free, … Continue reading

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Blogfest!

Roh Morgon, local Fresno fantasy writer, member of the Fresno Sci-fi & Fantasy Writers group and author of the novel Watcher, is holding a Blogfest that she is calling “Snowfest.”  I am participating, and anyone with a blog is eligible … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare: Author

Did William Shakespeare, the man from Stratford-upon-Avon, write Shakespeare’s plays?  The answer seems obvious, much like the answer to the question, “Who is buried in Grant’s tomb?”  Yet, many people question whether William Shakespeare, the man who grew up in … Continue reading

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