Brain drain or missing muses

Have you ever gotten to a point in your life as a writer where you’ve spent so much time and energy on other things that you’ve no time for creative endeavors? Or maybe it’s not an issue of time; maybe you have no energy or creative spark to fuel even a journal entry. That’s what’s … Continue reading Brain drain or missing muses

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Mouse Guard Fall 1152 Review

I started reading graphic novels a few years ago, and in that short time I will say that the genre runs much wider than I could imagine. How do mice live and protect themselves from their many predators? According to the imaginings of David Petersen in Mouse Guard, they live in hidden cities, far apart … Continue reading Mouse Guard Fall 1152 Review

Quotable – in a world where you can be anything…

"In a world where you can be anything.  Be kind." - unknownI don't think this quote for my quotable Thursday series really needs all that much explanation, as I think we learned its basic principle in kindergarten. You have the power to be anything; you control how you treat people. And with all of those … Continue reading Quotable – in a world where you can be anything…

Read a Romance Month

The steamy month of August also happens to be Read a Romance Month.  Yep, consider this a mid-month reminder or a call to read one for the very first time. 🙂 Was that an eye-roll I sensed from some of you readers? I'm sure it was.  Why?  Because romance is one of the most shat-upon genres. … Continue reading Read a Romance Month

Game of Thrones Mid-Season(ish) 7

Warning: Spoilers ahead...I mean, it's Friday, I've given you a lot of time to watch the episode from Sunday.  The fact that you've been able to stay away from spoilers this long while doing anything online makes you some kind of internet ninja...regardless, consider yourself warned of spoilers. We're through 4 of 7 episodes for … Continue reading Game of Thrones Mid-Season(ish) 7

On happiness

Today is National Happiness Happens Day  As children, happiness comes easily - a funny sounding word, the sight of a puppy, or the first taste of candy.  But as adults, happiness can be more illusive.  We carve our lives into pieces, trying to determine if we have adequate amounts of happiness.  We ask ourselves hundreds … Continue reading On happiness

Fan theories ahead of Season 7

Alright...on the glorious day of the Season Premiere, we must engage in fan-girling and fan theories. 1. The problem with with 2 extra dragons So, we know Dany's direwolf type of animal (familiar?) is a  dragon (Dragon). But who will the others form an attachment to?  I mean, it wasn't until last season that we … Continue reading Fan theories ahead of Season 7

Things to do while awaiting GOT

Winter is here...well, almost anyway.  And what's a fan to do whilst counting down the hours until the Game of Thrones Season 7 Premiere?  Here's a short list of what a girl has been doing and still plans to do: 1. Ask friends, family, random strangers if they're fans, because you have this strange compulsion … Continue reading Things to do while awaiting GOT