Book 9: Fahrenheit 451

I’ve written about Bradbury before. When I have to name an author that has influenced my writing, he’s always the first that comes to mind, but until this year, I had never read his first novel and most famous work, Fahrenheit 451. There are a couple things I know about this book. Bradbury got the title by calling a fire … Read More

2016 Reading Challenge: 52 Sci Fi Classics

Much as I love the genre, I often feel like a poser (is that still a word people use?) when I tell people I write science fiction because I’m not that well-read in the genre. I grew up on literary fiction—Dickens, Poe, Austen, and Shakespeare in particular—because that was what we had around the house. I read fantasy whenever I … Read More