When I was little, I was allowed to read one comic series. ONE. The rule maker in the house didn’t know I had secret copies of X-Men and Casper and other happy reads, but I will say I have quite the fondness for the group of characters who called Riverdale their home. Archie comics have…

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A good book, Marcus, is not judged by its last words but by the cumulative effect of all the words that have preceded them. About half a second after finishing your book, after reading the very last word, the reader should be overwhelmed by a particular feeling. For a moment he should think only of…

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Welcome to Flashback Fiction, a new segment on Geeks and Geeklets! We will be posting stories from our Fiction Writing Friday vaults! Enjoy!  _________________ “Look at that!  Just look at that formation!”  The camera panned with a jerk to where the drenched man was pointing.  “See, there are multiple funnels forming within the miles wide…

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Come join us as we play the 39th episode of our World of Darkness game! Originally on YouTube and now in podcast form! Join us live every other Saturday as we continue on our adventure! Listen to the show here: Direct Download or Site link Or follow the Geeks and Geeklets podcast network on iTunes, Stitcher, and…

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Ferdinand Von Schirach’s The Collini Case aspires to be a John Grisham-y-type legal thriller. Note my use of aspires. The novel is certainly a fast-paced drama, but it is missing the level of suspense that would make it a truly entertaining read. Caspar Leinen is a young defense attorney who has just landed his first murder trial. The…

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Did you know it is almost Christmas? I mean it’s July so Christmas is right around the corner! What is your favorite Christmas book? Mine is a classic: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Ps- when racking my brain about Christmas books I discovered there are a TON of books about the holiday. It is like…

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The Enchanted relates the story of a death row inmate and the details of prison life that he observes. The main players are unnamed and only referred to as “The Lady” and “The Priest.” This contributes to the hazy tone established early on by the narrator, which is ideal for someone with a perception blurred by…

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