The Wizard of Oz

Book Review 6: The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum Series: Technically a standalone; there are other Oz books, but mostly written by another author (Does that make them fanfiction?) (Correction: apparently I was misinformed and Baum did write some of the others. Sorry!) Genre: Children’s Fantasy/Classics Content for the Sensitive Reader: Essentially none.Continue reading “The Wizard of Oz”

Writing Update: August 30, 2019

It’s strange what things will set off my mind down a different path. Four days ago, it was a single photograph of a Neolithic sculpture depicting a conquering warrior. In a dry history text, no less. It wasn’t as if I’d traveled halfway across the world to look at the original stone, thinking about theContinue reading “Writing Update: August 30, 2019”

Reading Update: August 24, 2019

It’s fall. The big summer reading crash is over. And I’m back to the usual grind of degree-earning life. It would be different if I were attending Roke in Earthsea or were an Elir in Imre’s University or visiting Endor College from a Ghibli Studio movie or even, to stretch it a little, studying theContinue reading “Reading Update: August 24, 2019”

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