A girl seeking revenge for her father’s death finds refuge in Russian folk tales in “Crimson Flower,” a graphic novel published by Dark Horse Press, written by Matt Kindt, with Matt Lesniewski on art and letters. This was a great premise that ultimately fell short in execution in a few parts for me, but IContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Crimson Flower by Dark Horse Comics”
My September newsletter is out! Feeling hopeful with the start of spooky season and the final stretch of the year; working on more mindful habits. I also provide an update on how I did with #SeptWritingChallenge. Check it out here and please subscribe for further updates! Bizarre Ink
I immediately had a soft spot for the main character of “The Black Ghost: Hard Revolution” because she was a cops reporter for the Creighton Courier, and as a former small town newspaper reporter, I always have to root for journalists, especially in this era of fake news and widespread disrespect toward the media. YouContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Black Ghost”
“Embers of War” by Gareth Powell is one of those books I have long meant to read and finally got around to doing so. About time, too; it’s going to be produced as a TV series at some point. It’s a first-class space opera that hooks you from the start with multi-dimensional, flawed characters; andContinue reading “Book Review: Embers of War by Gareth Powell”
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Hi, I’m Denise Ruttan, a writer, editor and photographer based in Corvallis, Oregon. I also like yoga and I’m learning guitar.
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