On a recent work-related web search, I stumbled across one of Roald Dahl’s cookbooks.
Guys. Roald Dahl’s got cookbooks.
Sure, you occasionally hear about a recipe collection inspired by the latest fantasy franchise. But I think there’s something extra special in the idea of recipes from the books we grew up reading. The ones that made our little child-mouths water.
I started writing a sci-fi piece that has stretched past flash into the 3,000 word arena. Oy. Perhaps I will post it in parts?
Never mind about that! Enjoy a mix of darkness and fun this week:
I spent most of Saturday struggling to figure out a certain character, before finally realizing this character has a major thing in common with the protagonist and that I should totally use it.
Why don’t we see these things right away???
Hope all the fathers out there had a happy Father’s Day!
I’ve had various songs from Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds stuck in my head most of the day. I’m not complaining. Y’all should look it up.
But not before reading these tasty tidbits!
Sure, the Hunger Games books are emotional roller coasters that broach deep moral questions. But a lot of books have those qualifications. Why aren’t they all as wildly popular as The Hunger Games?
Because the story is highly marketable on an organic level.