By: Christopher Bartlett When most people think of a personal weapon in a movie, television show, or book, it is usually a gun or some type of laser weapon. Today, though, we will look at those that don’t fall in that category. The most common after the gun/laser is probably the longsword/broadsword/bastard sword. We see... Continue Reading →
By: Christopher Bartlett Nightmare Magazine is a monthly magazine dedicated to dark fantasy and horror stories edited by John Joseph Adams. It has featured stories and articles by the likes of Adam Howe, Adam-Troy Castro, Bonnie Jo Stuffiebeam, Brandon Massey, Carrie Vaughn, Christa Faust, Clive Barker, and Joe Hill, to name some, though there are... Continue Reading →
By: Christopher Bartlett Some will see this title and wonder why anyone would ever compare digital books to the printing press. But think about one of the complaints modern bookworms have in that we can never carry as many books with us as we want to. Digital books make it so that we can without... Continue Reading →
By: Christoper Bartlett Happy New Year, and welcome to 2020 here at Functionally Fictional and the second WWW Wednesday of the new year. WWW Wednesday is a weekly reading update hosted by Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think... Continue Reading →
Welcome to the Saturday Smorgasbord. It is my pleasure to welcome you, as well as show you around a bit.
By: Christopher Bartlett Angie Rooker’s Enchanted Sacred Garden: Dragon comes across lighthearted even as it deals with issues, which is not a terrible thing. For me it comes across as a mix of the 80s and early 90s Saturday Morning cartoons (you know, when they treated the viewer as if they had a brain) combined... Continue Reading →
By: Christopher Bartlett WWW Wednesday is a weekly reading update hosted by Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll read next? Anyone who knows me knows that I read multiple books and multiple magazines at once every month.... Continue Reading →