I’ve mentioned several times how much I enjoy my involvement in the Philadelphia Writers’ Conference simply because of the incredibly talented and generous people I get to meet. On occasion, … Continue reading KnippKnopp Interviews Fran Wilde
As I mentioned, I ran into The Grandmothers, Eileen Scolnic and Joyce Eisenberg, who are also working with the good folks at Quirk Books, and they let me know that … Continue reading Something Else Happened At the Push to Publish Conference Last Week…
Happy to return to the Push to Publish conference after a 3 year absence. If you’ve never heard of Push to Publish and you’re a Philadelphia-area writer, remind me to … Continue reading Five Favorite Things From the 2018 Push to Publish Conference
My good friend (and brother in geekitude) David Siegel Bernstein put his huge brain to work and brought us Blockbuster Science: The Real Science in Science Fiction. I caught David at lunch a few weeks ago, and locked him up in a supply closet until he answered my questions. Here’s what he shared.
Another shore vacation comes to a close. We couldn’t have asked for a better two weeks, hot as hell, but that’s what the ocean (and central air) is for. We … Continue reading The Great White Snipe Hunter
It’s September and we’re in the midst of the happiest two weeks of the year for parents (at least those who aren’t teachers) all over the country. It’s Back to … Continue reading Five ways to help your Grandkids get Back to School
Ira Levin was born 90 years ago today (August 27, 1929). The author, perhaps best known for his 1967 novel Rosemary’s Baby, was a master at turning dark scenes of horror and suspense into twisted satire so deep, it’s not uncommon for readers to miss the joke…In honor of Levin’s birthday, let’s talk about my Five Favorite Freaky Fake people.
Source: Game of Thrones S07 E04: ‘The Spoils of War’
Lots of irons in the fire (which can explain why my clothes are so wrinkled)…but keeping going. Check out the stuff I’m doing at Biff Bam Pop if your curious … Continue reading Keeping Busy Over at Biff Bam Pop and the PWC
….AND I’M FREAKING OUT! Can’t wait to find out what’s happening with Arya, Cersei, Sansa, Frankenmountain and of course, Mopey Bastard Jon Snow. Check out my recap over with the … Continue reading GAME OF THRONES SEASON SIX IS ALMOST HERE…
The last great garden war has begun. The fragile detente that has existed between our realm and The Ivy since the First Great Garden war of 1995 has shattered. And … Continue reading The Last Great Garden War
I had the good fortune of seeing Guillermo Del Toro’s excellent Crimson Peak last week. It’s very good movie with some great chemistry between Loki, Alice, Jax, and the grown-up Murph; … Continue reading Five Horror Movie Classics…that I’ve never seen
No not my blog, but the movie. I talk about it over at Biff Bam Pop! http://biffbampop.com/2015/10/16/31-days-of-horror-2015-jim-knipp-on-its-alive/