Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? (Who Watches the Watchmen?)

by T. Mack

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HBO has done it again! They’ve taken preexisting source material, added a few new ingredients, stirred it a bit, and presented us with a delicious cocktail that goes down smooth and has just the right bit of kick . I’m talking, of course, about the new Watchmen series, based on Alan Moore’s 1986 comic series of the same name. If you haven’t yet experienced this show, you’re missing out, my friend.

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Get Your Christmas Movie Fix 24/7

by T. Mack

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‘TIS THE SEASON, Y’ALL!

Well, depending on who you ask, that is. Because if you ask my husband, he’ll tell you there are still three weeks until the official Christmas season arrives. However, if you ask the local craft stores, any Starbucks menu, or any of the television channels I’m talking about today, the season is officially in full swing! And if you’re anything like me, you’ve been ready for Christmas since at least November 1. So here’s the scoop on where to find your constant dose of super-sappy, over-dramatic, hyper-romantic, and amazingly cheerful movies playing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from now until Christmas day. Continue reading

Tips for YALLFest

Today is the official start of YALLfest in Charleston, SC! I wait all year for this festival and it is the best time of the year! Several hundred readers descend onto Charleston to meet authors, attend panels, and get their hands on some of the most anticipated YA books of 2020. This will be my 4th year attending YALLfest and each year I learn something new to make the next year better and easier. So if you’ll be attending YALLfest or any other book festival, I’ve come up with some tips to help you make the most of the event! Here we go!

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The Gift

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by T. Mack

Alice decided to seek professional help after she almost accidentally kidnapped a small child.

“I was nearly arrested,” Alice exclaimed. Then she broke down in tears, covering her face with her hands and letting her long, blonde hair fall in curtains around her to try and hide her from the world.

Alice sat on a dark grey sofa. Across from her, perched on the edge of a large, sturdy coffee table, sat a woman in long, flowing fabric. Her hair was also long and loose, but her dark eyes held no tears. They did hold sympathy, however. She knew what had brought Alice to her, but she waited patiently to let the other woman tell her own story. After some time, Alice did just that. Continue reading

Quotable

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The spooktacular tradition continues this Friday with another October original story from T. Mack in her Dark Tales series. Come back later this week to check out Dark Tales, Part III: The Gift.

Go back and check out Dark Tales, Part I: The Demon & Dark Tales, Part II: The Witch… if you dare!