Things That Go Bump in the Night Sometimes the thing scratching at the door isn't the cat.
Fiction: Supernatural, K+, English, words: 2k+, 6/21
The Cave at Sun-Set The monster lived in a cave on the mountain-top.
Fiction: Fantasy, K+, English, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 6/2
Freelance The modern knight-at-arms
Fiction: Humor, K+, English, Adventure, words: 22k+, 6/1
The Rational Animal Human self-perception, modern feminism and the anti-gun lobby Note: rape and what constitutes consent
Fiction: Essay, T, English, words: 4k+, 3/22
What Makes Good Literature? What makes a book good
Fiction: Essay, K, English, words: 4k+, 3/22
The Call of Duty The path of true love never did run smooth
Fiction: Sci-Fi, T, English, words: 9k+, 2/23
Replying to Rob Okun Rob Okun has written an article called 'Father's Day and a Woman's Right to Choose' in the Bainbridge Review. This is my response.
Fiction: Essay, K+, English, words: 1k+, 1/22
Why Labour Lost the 2019 Election The title says it all, really.
Fiction: Essay, K, English, words: 1k+, 1/21
1 In Defence of the British Jury Does what it says on the tin. Warning: rape.
Fiction: Essay, K+, English, Crime, words: 4k+, 1/12
Banishing the Green-Eyed Monster-- A Response Something a bit different from what I normally do. It's a response to the article "Banishing the Green-Eyed Monster", written by Professor Richard Dawkins and published on The Rational Response Squad.
Fiction: Essay, K+, English, Romance, words: 4k+, 1/2
2 Strong Female Characters The curse of the Strong Female Character, and some female characters that I actually do think are strong. Note: Spoilers for the Beau Geste series, the Harry Potter series, the Jungle Book, the Odyssey, the Three Hostages and Ella's Big Chance.
Fiction: Essay, K, English, words: 891, 12/23/2019
1If I Were Lawrence Wargrave The order in which I'd murder the characters in And Then There Were None WARNING: spoilers NB: This is based on the novel by Agatha Christie. There are various adaptations for film, radio etc which I've never seen or heard and which I believe make various changes. I'm going to ignore them.
Fiction: Essay, K+, English, Crime, words: 842, favs: 1, follows: 1, 12/18/2019
1 I've Done It: I've Found the Worst Book And it's not Twilight. WARNING: spoilers. ANOTHER WARNING: This is an essay about a book about a rape. Therefore, I mention rape. Hence the rating.
Fiction: Essay, T, English, Crime, words: 1k+, 10/6/2019
3The Rise and Rise of Anti-Heroes Starts as described in the title. Kind of generalises into a discussion about heroes. WARNING: Spoils Firefly, Raffles, Arsene Lupin, Frankenstein, The Tempest, The Dolls' House, The Talented Mr Ripley, Hamlet, Mockingjay, The Prisoner of Zenda, The Henchmen of Zenda, Soldiers of Misfortune, Beau Geste, Beau Ideal
Fiction: Essay, K, English, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 9/29/2019
Defendants Do the Damndest Things » A court clerk's day in the lime-light. In memory of the great Chief Justice Sir John Vaughan, the finest man to practise law.
Fiction: Mystery, K+, English, Crime, chapters: 10, words: 51k+, 9/27/2019
Calling Wiswayne A new machine
Fiction: Sci-Fi, K+, English, Sci-Fi, words: 6k+, 8/21/2019
My Disappointment with The Henchmen of Zenda I feel the title is quite an accurate summary. WARNING: spoilers.
Fiction: Essay, K, English, Adventure, words: 928, 8/12/2019
2 Liberals' Paradise The conveyer belt whirrs day and night,
Poetry: Politics, K+, English, Poetry, words: 629, 7/27/2019
4 The Trials of Matthew Ainsworth » Matthew Ainsworth was quite satisfied to take on the Ludlow case.
Fiction: General, K+, English, Crime, chapters: 9, words: 40k+, 7/24/2019
1 The Angel in the Dock Sky-blue dress and big brown eyes
Poetry: Life, K+, English, words: 176, 6/24/2019