I hate to do it, but … All About COVID-19

I ain’t no doctor, but in my other life as a medical editor, I’ve had to read and learn a lot about COVID-19 ovr the last few week. I’ve even interviewed a couple of epidemiologists about it, so … for what all that is worth, this is I THINK...

The Stranger is pretty good, but Harlan Coben? Meh.

Harlan Coben makes a few jillion dollars a year on his suspense novels (though ‘suspense’ seems like a pretty strong word for his stories. Maybe … “tension novels”?) Generally speaking, I find they have great premises, great hooks, but...
Why doesI Am Not Okay With This feel so incestuous?

Why doesI Am Not Okay With This feel so incestuous?

Seriously, who are they kidding? This moderately engaging Netflix mini-series smells so strongly of Carrie and IT that it makes your nose twitch. So why are the producers claiming complete astonishment at the parallels? Don’t get me wrong — it’s well...
Morningstar Strain 6: Heroes will be out on April 21!

Morningstar Strain 6: Heroes will be out on April 21!

.. and if you want to get a free download of the first chapter — here and nowhere else — just click on through to learn more about what I did, what comes next and at least a hint of how it all ends. I was brought in late on the project, and built on Dawn...