Monthly Archives: February 2013

Why fan fiction is easy – why fan fiction is hard

I consider fan fiction a gateway drug to novel writing. I think many people have dabbled in fanfiction and of those a large percentage has gone forth to write novels, short stories, or scripts. I certainly followed this path. I … Continue reading

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An Oscar 2013 recap

The Oscars happened last night and I happened to watch them. So let me tell you all the things that I did like. Tommy Lee Jones laughing. Daniel Radcliffe singing and dancing and obviously enjoying himself doing just that. Christopher … Continue reading

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Are you a plotter or a pantser?

I am a pantser all the way. I recently learned how much, when I sat down with my friend, who is an expert plotter, to brainstorm a project. We want to write together. We both had the basic, bare bones … Continue reading

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Rain day

I walked through the rain to volunteering today. Now, for you Brits reading my blog, this is not a big deal. For many Americans it is. You see, I was the only one who walked, wearing a raincoat, through the … Continue reading

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President’s day

Today is President’s day in the US. It is a holiday. Most companies observe it and the kids are not in school. We are celebrating the elected leaders of this country, but by no means all of them. We pick … Continue reading

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Are nerds mainstream now?

This is my response to the Fireside Hangout that happened yesterday. I have been a nerd all my life and a nerdfighter since it came into existence sometime in 2007. I have always liked reading books more than anything else. … Continue reading

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manicpixiedreamgirl by Tom Leveen – A preview review

When I said “and I am looking forward to whatever else this author will come up with” about Tom Leveen a few weeks ago, I was not kidding. This time I review his new, soon to be published book manicpixiedreamgirl. … Continue reading

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