Anthony Mathenia

Barbara Anderson reviews Paradise Earth: Day Zero

Although Par­adise Earth: Day Zero begins with the trek of a Jehovah’s Wit­ness imme­di­ate­ly after a dis­as­ter that he believes is God’s war of Armaged­don, read­ers will be aston­ished at what hap­pens to this Wit­ness and six­­ty-nine oth­er indi­vid­u­als inside the Black Island King­dom Hall of Jehovah’s Wit­ness­es through­out the con­fla­gra­tion. After a week­ly con­gre­ga­tion­al […]

On Writing and Winning NaNoWriMo 2012

It’s Sun­day morn­ing on the first of Decem­ber and I’m hun­gover.  It may be because of my intro­duc­tion to Amer­i­can Hon­ey whiskey (damn that stuff goes down smooth), but I’m cer­tain that it has more to do with the fin­ish­ing of Nation­al Nov­el Writ­ing Month.  There is some­thing about writ­ing 50,000 words in a month […]

A Syncopated Journey — Offbeat at Yellowstone

My eyes furtive­ly glance at the rearview mir­ror, check­ing for cops, as the fam­i­ly car edges close to forty-five miles per hour, cruis­ing west on South Dako­ta High­way 44. This par­tic­u­lar stretch of asphalt is post-apoc­­a­­lyp­tic emp­ty and flanked on both sides by green and yel­low mixed grass­es, as the road cuts through por­tions of […]