Where DID November go? November is many things to many people, but to a small group of us, it's the month in which we all read Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets together. Let's discuss. Villains Rowling does a great job creating villains that the reader dislikes intensely. Quirrel's simpering obedience and willingness to […]
Here's a question for you. Do you do research before you engage with a piece of entertainment? When it comes to upcoming movies you might be interested in, do you watch the trailers and interviews and featurettes that get released before the movie is out? Or do you hold off until the movie is out […]
The flash fiction contest winners have been recorded and are available for your listening pleasure over at Podcastle. PodCastle Episode 288: Flash Fiction Contest Strikes Back! The Bear (the second story read) is mine and I have to say, the reader did an INCREDIBLE job bringing it to life. (I recommend sticking around for the […]
Art for the ever-encouraging and super-awesome Faith, of her adorable wirehaired dachshund. To activate your doxie's hidden ballerina setting, apply one doggie treat.
Do you know what I miss? I miss having neat writing. When I was a kid, my writing was terrible. Absolute chicken scratch. My parents took steps to try and fix it, having me write out lines and practice and copy out books longhand to try and remedy it. And it was okay...for a few […]