Blog Posts - Koontz



"If We Never Knew It..."

"Because God is never cruel, there is a reason for all things. We must know the pain of loss; because if we never knew it, we would have no compassion for others, and we would become monsters of self-regard, creatures of unalloyed self-interest. The...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 15, 2016

The Poet: Ina D. Ogdon, "Brighten The Corner Where You Are"

"All human lives are so profoundly and intricately entwined- those dead, those living, those generations yet to come that the fate of all is the fate of each, and the hope of humanity rests in every heart and in every pair of hands. Therefore, after...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jul 27, 2016

"Every Hour In Every Life..."

"All human lives are so profoundly and intricately entwined those dead, those living, those generations yet to come that the fate of all is the fate of each, and the hope of humanity rests in every heart and in every pair of hands. Therefore, after e...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jun 9, 2016

"Truth Is Always Stranger Than Fiction..."

"Truth is always stranger than fiction. We craft fiction to match our sense of how things ought to be, but truth cannot be crafted. Truth is, and truth has a way of astonishing us to our knees. Reminding us, that the universe does not exist to fulfil...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on May 31, 2016

"A Hammer Blow..."

"Do as little harm to others as you can; make any sacrifice for your true friends; be responsible for yourself and ask nothing of others; and grab all the fun you can. Don't give much thought to yesterday, don't worry about tomorrow, live in the mome...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Mar 9, 2016

5 Books To Watch For In December

Welcome to another holiday season! No matter your religious tradition (or lack thereof), December provides a welcome opportunity to treat yourself to new books. Select these as stocking stuffers or fireside companions; consider them fated for the com...
by Book Riot on Dec 7, 2015

"Twirling A Baton..."

“Humanity is a parade of fools, and I am at the front of it, twirling a baton.”- Dean Koontz, “Brother Odd”...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jul 17, 2015

Curves Ahead: How “Spoiler Alerts” Get It Wrong

Not long ago, a friend of mine mentioned that they’d never seen Citizen Kane. I shrugged and said, “Rosebud is a sled.” I presume this didn’t alter his viewing plans. Behavior like that, though, is bound to get you eviscerated … Continu...
by Book Riot on Jun 22, 2015

Watchers and the Holy One

I’m not really a fan of Dean R. Koontz’s thrillers, but I do find myself turning to them from time to time. Like Stephen King’s, Koontz’s books are easily found at book sales, but you don’t always have your choice … Continue readi...

"Life..."

"Life... is not about how fast you run or even with what degree of grace. It's about perseverance, about staying on your feet and slogging forward no matter what."- Dean Koontz...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jan 22, 2015

Book Riot: 162 Favorite Horror Novels

BOOKGIRL1987’S TWO CENTS: As part of a Kobo giveaway, Book Riot compiled a list of readers’ favorite horror novels. I thought this was an interesting list; how many have YOU read? I have to buckle down and get more of these read! HEADS UP...
by Readage on Oct 21, 2014

Book Riot: 162 Favorite Horror Novels

BOOKGIRL1987’S TWO CENTS: As part of a Kobo giveaway, Book Riot compiled a list of readers’ favorite horror novels. I thought this was an interesting list; how many have YOU read? I have to buckle down and get more of these read! HEADS UP...
by Readage on Oct 21, 2014

"Life..."

"Life... is not about how fast you run or even with what degree of grace. It's about perseverance, about staying on your feet and slogging forward no matter what."- Dean Koontz...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Oct 21, 2014

INTERVIEW: AUTHOR WD JACKSON PUTS A NEW SPIN ON A FAMILIAR GENRE WITH “SLASHER”

Note: This interview was originally conducted in July of 2014. Slasher will be released on October 27 on e-book and in paperback and is available for pre-order in the United States at Amazon and in the United Kingdom at Amazon UK. WD Jackson is...
by Written in Blood on Sep 26, 2014

WHAT DO YOU KNOW? BEN AFFLECK REALLY IS THE BOMB IN PHANTOMS

PHANTOMS-United States/Japan-96 Mins. 1998 Directed by Joe Chappelle Screenplay by Dean R. Koontz and based on his novel There’s something that I always wondered about movies like Phantoms. Why is it that even though there is always someone of...
by Written in Blood on Aug 10, 2014

5 Books To Watch For In July

We are going all-supernatural in this month’s Books to Watch, with dragons and vampires and ladies that are cities and cities that are dragons. Enjoy. Beautiful Blood by Lucius Shepard (Subterranean Press – July 31st) Lucius Shepard is a...
by Book Riot on Jul 2, 2014

"Life..."

"Life... is not about how fast you run or even with what degree of grace. It's about perseverance, about staying on your feet and slogging forward no matter what."- Dean Koontz...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jun 5, 2014

Dean R. Koontz: We Three

1 JONATHAN, JESSICA, AND I ROLLED OUR FATHER THROUGH THE DINING room and across the fancy Olde English kitchen. We had some trouble getting Father through the back door, because he was rather rigid.This is no comment on his bearing or temperament, th...

"Twirling A Baton..."

  “Humanity is a parade of fools, and I am at the front of it, twirling a baton.” - Dean Koontz, “Brother Odd”...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Sep 25, 2013

Creatividad y sus conceptos ( 4 min.)

Creatividad y sus conceptos  ( 4 min.) porJuan B. Lorenzo de MembielaLa creatividad es un talento, quienes lo poseen pueden o no crear, pero los que carecen de él aplican formalidad y rigidez para paliar su falta. Esta premisa sintetiza la...
by Sucesos Contemporáneos on Mar 5, 2013


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