Things That Go Bump in the Night

Things That Go Bump in the Night Traci Kenworth   I prefer the word Scary book to Horror. Most likely because most people think of horror as an abomination and although some of the things I write about, no doubt, are, I still prefer to leave the reader with something to think about on a […]

Book Review: Watchers by Dean R. Koontz

    Watchers by Dean R. Koontz   Traci Kenworth       Berkeley   G.P. Putnam’s Son Edition    Feb 1987      483 pages   Hook: On his thirty-six birthday, May 18, Travis Cornell rose at 5:00 in the morning.       The setting is Santa Barbara, Santiago Canyon on the eastern edge of Orange County, […]

Kids and Pets in Fiction

Kids and Pets in Fiction Traci Kenworth   Does the same old adage that said of films, “Don’t work with children or pets,” apply to fiction? I know of some people who don’t like children to be included in the stories they read. I think basically because usually they turn into “jeopardy” situations or they’re […]