Netflix’s Sibling Dramas: Hill House & Umbrella Academy

Genre Fiction as Family Dramas (Mild Spoilers ahead) I have just finished the first season of Netflix’s Umbrella Academy and I have some stuff to talk about. When watching this Saturday-Morning-style superhero Drama, created Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance fame, I could not help but notice it’s similarities to another Netflix genre series; The Haunting of Hill House by Mike Flanagan (Hush, Oculus & Gerald’s Game). Both shows operate as long-form … Continue reading Netflix’s Sibling Dramas: Hill House & Umbrella Academy

Post Project Ennui

So here goes my first blog, because I really don’t know what else to do. On January 28th, 2018, I finished my second full manuscript, a first draft of what I hope will be a really dark, brutal, neo-noir story where a girl tries to overcome her own limitations, but also involving a gang war between Vampire Aristocrats and Goblin Gangsters. Fun Stuff. I finished … Continue reading Post Project Ennui