If at First You Don’t Succeed, Zombie, Zombie Again

Martti NelsonBooks6 Comments


Hi, Persephone readers! I’m a first-time poster, long-time reader who’s here to tell you the story of how I wrote a thing, I got a literary agent for thing!, thing did not sell, there was much huffing glue with fantasy creatures, and then I self-pubbed thing and lived to tell the tale. The zombie fairy tale, to be precise.

Martti NelsonIf at First You Don’t Succeed, Zombie, Zombie Again

Movies on Amazon Prime (That Aren’t on Netflix)

[E] Sally LawtonPop Culture7 Comments


Veronica Mars? Justified? The Americans? Not on Netflix streaming. But they are on Amazon Prime, which I know many of y’all have (because two-day shipping). Here’s what’s to watch on Amazon Prime when you’ve finished House of Cards.

[E] Sally LawtonMovies on Amazon Prime (That Aren’t on Netflix)

Midweek News

[E] Sally LawtonNews4 Comments


Welcome to the midweek news. Do you care? Would you rather watch Say Yes to the Dress? Well, sit a spell and see what’s up. You’ll soon be back watching spoiled children choose dresses that equal the cost of a down payment on a house.

[E] Sally LawtonMidweek News

We Try It: Amazon Subscribe & Save

[E] Sally J. FreedmanWe try it!3 Comments


Around my house, we go through a lot of consumables each week. Four people use a lot of toilet paper, tissues, toothpaste and the like. After running out of toilet paper one too many times late at night, I decided I was going to fix the problem once and for all. I finally started getting household supplies via Amazon Subscribe … Read More

[E] Sally J. FreedmanWe Try It: Amazon Subscribe & Save

Mini-Reviews: “Who Done It?”, “Here I Go Again” and “Hooked”

The Unprofessional CriticBooks10 Comments


When Chicago winter rears its ugly, black icy, snow swirly head, all I want to do is stay inside and read books. I don’t want to work. I don’t want to go out. I don’t want to get the flu, but that happened last week. But you know the great thing about the flu (after I passed out for two … Read More

The Unprofessional CriticMini-Reviews: “Who Done It?”, “Here I Go Again” and “Hooked”