“The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.” - Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion
The Harry Potter Alliance’s annual book drive has helped spread literacy and build libraries around the world. This year we are partnered with Read Indeed, a literacy organization founded by made-of-awesome twelve year-old Maria Keller. Donate books before June 1st to help Maria realize her goal of donating ONE MILLION books before she turns eighteen.
Abandoned Amusement Park in New Orleans
they say New orleans is haunted… this has proved the theory 100%
I was sending photos like this to everyone when I started writing Nightmare in Silver. There is something uniquely disturbing about abandoned Amusement Parks.
Following is what most people would refer to as a “bucket” list. Given that I have no desire to contemplate my own mortality further than I’ve already had to, I’ve adopted the witty and concise term UnBucket List.
• Backpack across Europe
• Visit a dozen or so countries, at least
• Move away, even if it’s only for a little while (France, Spain, Denmark, Norway, etc..)
• Change careers at least once, if possible
• Go to Graduate school, become Dr. Smith.
• Write a novel
• Write a book on politics
Get a full body massage every so often to relive stress and tension in your joints and muscles. Don’t forget the butt. That’s a muscle too.