Monthly Archives: March 2015

Chapter 8 of Summer of the Netherfield Witch

Summer arrives, and part II of¬†Summer of the Netherfield Witch¬†begins. The beginning of summer really needs a celebration. Certainly I think so, especially after the nasty winter we had here in the Boston area. You’d think this was Buffalo, we … Continue reading

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Chapter 7 of Summer of the Netherfield Witch, and the role of comedy in horror

One wouldn’t think comedy and horror go well together. Yet they do. It’s a matter of balance and perspective. If a book or movie just keeps piling horror on top of horror, they begin to pall after a while. Worse, … Continue reading

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Chapter 6 of Summer of the Netherfield Witch

Jane Harris is fourteen years old. So, naturally, she thinks she’s the most rational person around. It’s just the rest of the world that is so irrational. That includes authority figures, friends, enemies, and total strangers. So just where is … Continue reading

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Chapter 5 of Summer of the Netherfield Witch

Jane Harris has spent most of her life in Boston. So when she came to Netherfield, she liked to think of herself as more sophisticated than her classmates. And among the lessons she’s learned is that you should pick your … Continue reading

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