AudioBook

Okay. I’ve bit the bullet and have purchased a new Blue Yeti microphone from Guitar Center. That, and the Open Source program Audacity, are going to help me turn some of my stories into audiobooks. Over the next few weeks, I’ll share some of the trails and tribulations of this effort. Feel free in asking … More AudioBook

The First Vampire Tale

Contrary to popular opinion, Bram Stoker did not write the first English language vampire story. That credit goes to Lord Byron, in the 1820s. His epic poem, The Giaour, has some chilling vampiric scenes that later authors have applied to the legends. I have created a recording of my favorite excerpt from Lord Byron’s masterpiece. … More The First Vampire Tale

A Halloween Gift

Statuary written by Anthony Stevens edited by Stephanie Q. McGrath It was with some trepidation that I accepted the key to the family mausoleum from my father. His usually cheerful expression was quite serious as he explained that upon the passing of my sixteenth year on this Earth, I was to learn more of our … More A Halloween Gift

The Moose Caboose

Recently, I was griping to a friend about not being able to find a small part for my On30 module. I didn’t want to spend $7.50 on shipping and handling for a $6 part. He recommended a local hobby shop called The Moose Caboose. It’s located at 1341 West Liberty Road in Sykesville, Maryland. Their … More The Moose Caboose