Category Hannibal Lecter

Do You Suffer From Revision Brain Syndrome?

Revision Brain Syndrome (RBS) RBS is destined to be added to the list of serious psychological maladies in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – 5th edition (DSM V) as a condition plaguing millions of writers. (cue Sarah McLachlan sad puppy music here) Self-diagnosis is difficult and I’ll warn you now to stay […]

Writers and Serial Killers

Writers and Serial Killers have more in common than you think. I binge watched (yes, I should have been writing – consider me scolded) the first season of Hannibal this week, something that I’d put off for a while. The Thomas Harris novels, Red Dragon, Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal were gripping and the movie […]

Five Signs That The Apocalypse Is Near

The End is near. Repent now. Seems like everyone has a prediction about the End of Days. A rain of fire, earthquakes, a planet killing meteor, or tidal waves of epic proportion; the exact method of human extinction is up for debate. Some look to the heavens to confirm the interstellar alignment of planetary bodies, […]

All The Voices in My Head

The voices are telling me to do things… From time to time, I’ve mentioned the voices that spawn from the murky creative mist to bestow their wisdom upon me. Whether I need this paranormal assistance isn’t really the question. I’ll take any inspiration a Muse wants to toss my way. The voices come through when […]

A Voice On The Perfect Character

A perfect character? Have you ever read a story and something just seems, a bit off?  There is a decent story line, snappy dialogue and perfect characters.  Ah, there’s the rub – perfection. No one is perfect.  Ever.  Not even a Disney character. I mean think about it.  Prince What’s-His-Face, is riding around in the forest […]