Back in 2020 I re-read the entire Kate Daniels series from start to finish in anticipation of the release of Blood Heir in January 2021 (reviewed in January's Reading Round-up). I also wanted to figure out what it is about Ilona Andrews' work that is so much fun to read, in the hopes of being... Continue Reading →
Recently, I've been re-reading the Hollows Series by Kim Harrison. For those who don't remember this lovely series, it was one of those fun re-imaginings of our world that was contemporary to the Sookie Stackhouse novels, later adapted into True Blood, and Kelley Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld series, adapted into the TV Show Bitten.... Continue Reading →
Another week, another stop! Check out me, being pretentious and splitting hairs about the difference between an author and a writer. Enjoy! Want to support this blog? Buy books, make a Paypal donation, or subscribe to my Patreon.
This blogpost finishes up my analysis of Infinity War, previously started last week. Here we'll be taking a look at the stakes and the level of uncertainty in the film. Let's proceed. In the last blogpost, I talked mostly about characterization that needed to be beefed up to have made Infinity War connect for me.... Continue Reading →
So I have a problem called spin-too-many-plates syndrome. Meaning I like to constantly be juggling a lot of stuff. "Like" may not be the best word, actually. Perhaps it would be better to say that I pathologically over-stuff my plate. Or that I get bored easily. Or that I am overly ambitious. Or am violently... Continue Reading →
I try not to talk about my day job too much. Granted you could probably figure it out if you dug, but generally I try to keep the writing half of my life somewhat separate from my other pursuits. But I'm going to talk about it a little today, because I have some thoughts I... Continue Reading →
I've been blessed in life to have wound up living in Southwest Virginia, an emerald land with lots of mountains and hiking trails. The Appalachian Trail goes right by my city, continuing north and south, connecting acres of national and state forests one to the other. Thru-hikers pass through every spring and summer, going from... Continue Reading →
Hello everyone! This is the first post of the blog I will be keeping on my official author website! I cannot promise that posts will be the most regular (I also post on Tumblr, Twitter, and Facebook, so for more regular information please check those out). However, I hope to document major events in the... Continue Reading →