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October 24 1814: A Day in the Life of Mary Godwin

Read aloud to Jane. At 11 go out to meet Shelley. Walk up and down Fleet Street; call at Peacock’s; return to Fleet Street; call again at Peacock’s; return to Pancras; remain an hour or two. 56 more words


My New Book: The Creature, Forgotten Prometheus

After a year of living with my characters and story I’ve finally got to the editing stage of my new book:

The Creature: Forgotten Prometheus… 2,366 more words


Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

It surprises me occasionally to hear the comment, “I don’t read much fiction. Real life is more interesting.” or “Fiction is entertaining but I prefer spending my time on something informative.”  It’s clear that temperament types prefer different genres, but the way we frame art and narrative is definitely culturally constrained. 653 more words


Review: Frankenstein (By Mary Shelley)

Length: 231 pages

My rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Captain Robert Walton was driven by desire to explore the unknown – to discover what lay at the northern most point of the world. 1,174 more words

Book Reviews

"Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. We are tonight's entertainment!"

I’ve been meaning to start a blog on movies, tv shows, books and such for sometime now. I’m not a professional critic, these are merely my thoughts and opinions on them seeing as they’re some of my favourite things to do. 825 more words

All Hallows Eve

Review: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

I’d like to begin this post by pointing out an important distinction. Frankenstein is the last name of the person who created the monster of the novel. 703 more words

Book Review

Mary Shelley and the Afterlife of Frankenstein

My British literature class just finished Frankenstein last week, and we ended our discussion by talking about the afterlife of the novel and its influence on popular culture. 72 more words

Romantic Period