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Vista, Princess Of Hell

May 13, 2022

She gazed into the brass mirror. For a moment her eyes lingered on the five dragons encircling the edge of the reflective surface. A gift from her adopted father. Beautiful, yes, but she often wondered if he gave it to her as a continuous reminder of half of her heritage and… eternal debt. She allowed […]

The Next Missing Link

March 26, 2022

The rain stopped but the streets remained wet. Miles skirted large inky puddles while his long strides hurried him through the frigid night. He didn’t look forward to the upcoming meeting. Professor Blaine saw the end of his days looming before him and Miles feared his elder might wish to speak to him about finances […]

Rattle Jik

April 12, 2021

Rattle Jik By Michael D. Griffiths The end of Rattle Jik’s black claw fiddled with the eye hole of a human skull. The colossal Emerald scaled dragon allowed just the tip of a satisfied smile to cross his scaly countenance. His idle state brought forth a recollection of his recent alliance not only to the […]

Alligator by Lisa Moore

January 16, 2021

Alligator by Lisa Moore is a literary masterpiece. I bought this book at the downtown Powells in Portland about 15 years ago when my daughter was going to college there. I guess it stayed on one of my, oh so many shelves, for a while, mostly because I like to focus on the books people […]

I Get Interviewed by Two Blue Stockings

December 29, 2020

Author’s Note: Hi folks. I was interviewed this week in regards to my experience being an author. It will later be published @Two Blue Stockings, but I figured I’d also throw it on here, just for fun. It is a little gloomy in regards to giving a spark of inspiration to new authors, but if […]

WildernessPunk: End game

August 31, 2019

Sunday August 11, 2:50pm As I sit here, with whirling daggers twirling through my stomach, I wait for the arrival of a Police Officer to try to assist me in getting my children. After 3 years and 124 Days, I’m finally been awarded custody of my children despite being falsely accused of a crime I […]

Umbertouched by Livia Blackbrune

January 25, 2019

  Umbertouched by Livia Blackbrune Genre:  Fantasy Publisher:  Hyperion Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  5 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths   Umbertouched by Livia Blackbrune is a fantasy novel set in the Rosemarked series. This is the third book in the series. Normally I wouldn’t have started with the third book in a series, but luckily […]

The Far Bank of the Rubicon by Erik Wecks

January 17, 2019

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Image Comics Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  3 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths       The Far Bank of the Rubicon by Erik Wecks is a science fiction novel set in the deep reaches of space. In the far-flung future the human race lives across numerous stars. There are however, two […]

WildernessPunk: Reboot

January 4, 2019

Well yeahhhhh, I have not picked up the mantel of WildernessPunk for a half a year. I feel somewhat remiss over this, but also justified, for I’d rather shut something down than risk becoming a hypocrite or just blurt out theories or lifestyles changes I’m not willing to engage in myself. . . The original […]

Jurassic World Fallen World

July 30, 2018

Genre:  Science Fiction Produced By:  Universal Pictures Released: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  4 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths         Universal Pictures released Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom this summer and it steps up to fill some of the blockbuster void this year. Yes, you heard me, so far, I think this summer been a […]