• Corvidae & Scarecrow Interview: Rhonda Parrish

    In the past few months, World Weaver Press has released the next two installments in Rhonda Parrish’s Magical Menagerie anthologies: Corvidae and Scarecrow....

  • Corvidae Interview: Kat Otis

    In the past few months, World Weaver Press has released the next two installments in Rhonda Parrish’s Magical Menagerie anthologies: Corvidae and Scarecrow....

  • Corvidae and Scarecrow Interview: Laura VanArendonk Baugh

    In the past few months, World Weaver Press has released the next two installments in Rhonda Parrish’s Magical Menagerie anthologies: Corvidae and Scarecrow....

  • 2014 Edmonton Character Deathmatch!

    I’VE DONE A FEW BOOK EVENTS, and I always felt the spirit of the event should better capture the raucous enthusiasm some books...

  • Can the Dunwich Horror be Part of a Balanced Ecosystem?

    So you’re a Yog-Sothoth-worshipping cult fanatic, but you also care about your family. You want to bring forth a presence of an Elder...

  • Can You Move a Car the Way Fred Flintstone Does?

    The granite-wheeled steamless steamroller pushed around by Fred Conan-quads Flintstone is number three on TIME magazine’s list of the best fictional vehicles of...

  • How Does Carbon Dating Work?

    It starts with a look, a passing glance between strangers: one blazing through the cosmos at the speed of light, the other drifting...

  • How does Princess Peach float?

    One of video games’ most famed princesses, Princess Peach has been kidnapped at least 12 times and has likely developed Stockholm syndrome along...

  • What’s the closest thing to a real-life Yoshi?

    We all know the lovable green dinosaur from the Mario series — so lovable she was the 3rd favourite video game character in...

  • Words in the Park 2013

    This Saturday, I’ll be joining a horde of local authors in Sherwood Park for a book fair. I’ll be reading my children’s story...

  • What if the Cheshire Cat Were Real?

    Does believing in the disappearing cat from Alice in Wonderland qualify you as a crazy-cat-person? Let’s take a gander through the looking glass...

  • Can You Live in a Pineapple Under the Sea?

    I probably don’t need to tell you who lives in a pineapple under the sea, but for those interested in selecting the ideal...

  • What if Dora’s Map Were Real?

    As an explorer, beloved Dora is often found in the business of travel, and even more often, she is going where no one...

  • Author Tag

    I was tagged by the very talented but somewhat smelly Natasha Deen, to answer some questions about my next book. Natasha’s True Grime...

  • Demonizing Demons: Reasons Why “The Dark Knight Rises” Sucks

    So it’s been a little while since the movie came out, and by far I’m not the first person to say it, and...

  • Owning Harpies is a disease

    Ovidius’s Journal: Health & Care

    My friends, if ever you are to visit Earth, I would advise you to study human medical textbooks cover to cover before attempting...

  • Reload

    I just made the effort of doing some market research and submitting a plethora of stories to separate magazines. It’s hard sometimes to...

  • Ovidius’s Journal: Earth Arrival

    Before I landed in the middle of Circle-Square, I thought that geometrical contradictions were physically impossible. I held my breath as I gazed...

  • Empathy

    Today started off with me on the verge of using toothpaste as shaving cream. It’s funny how much daydreaming about your stories can...

  • Writeku

    And so it begins A written word, maybe two For a novella

  • Finished First NaNoWriMo

    Late nights of staring at a computer screen were punctuated by head nods from sheer exhaustion both mental and physical. The nagging doubts...

  • Halfway through NaNoWriMo

    It appears that I’ve written 28,000 words in 16 days, which is 103 pages double-spaced in Times New Roman Size 12 font. The...