Matt Betts Science Fiction Author + Zombie Wrangler

This is the feed for my blog. I update the blog... occasionally? What's a phrase for "Not Terribly Frequently" that makes me sound busy rather than lazy? "When the mood strikes?", "As time allows?", "Every fortnight?" Hmmm.

I update the blog as much as I can. I'm writing, you know.

Poetry Post-Mortem: Officer White Takes a Sick Day

Poetry Post-Mortem: Officer White Takes a Sick Day

This is a quick one. I’m not going to go into too much detail about the poem itself, it was inspired by comic books and cartoons. I loved how the police in comics were always waiting when the superhero showed up with villain. They were…

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More Vacation Slides

More Vacation Slides

We went to LegoLand and had a blast. This is part 2 of what we did on our summer vacation. On our second day at LegoLand we hit a few stops we missed the first day! Miles got his Lego boating license.We met some pretty…

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April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month

Every April we celebrate poetry and poets with National Poetry Month. Started in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, the month is meant to increase awareness of the art form, encourage more people to read poetry, and recognize our nation’s poets. Many libraries and organizations around…

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Poetry Post Mortem: Officer White Takes a Sick Day

Poetry Post Mortem: Officer White Takes a Sick Day

  I occasionally like to dissect my poems for your enjoyment and to prove inspiration comes from all over the place. This one is more a mini-mortem. The Poem “Officer White Takes a Sick Day” was in my first collection and it’s a favorite of mine…

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Kirkus Reviews Magazine Features Their Review Of The Boogeyman’s Intern

Kirkus Reviews Magazine Features Their Review Of The Boogeyman’s Intern

Kirkus Reviews gave my Book, The Boogeyman’s Intern, a great review! Even better, they featured it in their magazine and online.

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How I Pieced Together My Vacation

How I Pieced Together My Vacation

We went on vacation a few weeks ago, but we’ve only now recovered enough to talk about it. We haven’t had a good vacation in a while as a family, and it was a blast. I kept somewhat of a running diary of the trip…

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You Need More Scoundrels In Your Life

You Need More Scoundrels In Your Life

9 heist films to watch after you see Solo: A Star Wars Story and Ocean’s 8. So you caught the latest installment in the Star Wars saga and you need more heists in your life? You dig the lovable rogue with a heart of gold?…

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We Need More Readers

We Need More Readers

The following is a guest post by Aaron Daniel Behr. Aaron loves God, literature and rhetoric. His first book, The Husband, a memoir of divorce and mental illness, is now available from Columbus Press on all major markets. One of my favorite English teachers would say, “The one hundred…

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The Boogeyman’s Intern Launch

The Boogeyman’s Intern Launch

Thrilled to see my book The Boogeyman’s Intern get out into the world! It was released on June 1, 2018! I’m also excited to get to discuss it on various blogs and other sites. So here is a running list of places it’s getting talked…

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In the Sense They Recharge Us

In the Sense They Recharge Us

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