As an explorer, beloved Dora is often found in the business of travel, and even more often, she is going where no one has gone before. Well, at least she’s going somewhere¬†she¬†hasn’t gone before. And what better tool to help her in her explorer duties than a map? She has no ordinary run-of-the-mill map,, Read More

I was tagged by the very talented but somewhat smelly Natasha Deen, to answer some questions about my next book. Natasha’s True Grime series is an awesome blend of fantasy-YA, mystery, and sci-fi that is a great read with very relevant and important topics a lot of youth can relate to. What’s the working, Read More

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 I won’t be the last. The latest Batman movie was awful. I am a huge Batman fan, yet was frothing at the mouth in the theatre. The reasons I mention below, Read More

Owning Harpies is a disease

My friends, if ever you are to visit Earth, I would advise you to study human medical textbooks cover to cover before attempting anything out of the ordinary, or even anything that might seem ordinary to us. Whilst hiding amidst the displays in the space and science centre, I worked up the courage to, Read More

I just made the effort of doing some market research and submitting a plethora of stories to separate magazines. It’s hard sometimes to get the energy to believe in your work after rejections seem to knock you down, but it feels good to stand up and say, “You know what? I’ll get another opinion.”

Yesterday I had the pleasure of watching the first found footage film that was actually good. Found footage is a style of film making where the majority of the movie is presented through clips from the protagonist’s own camcorder, or someone close to the protagonist. It was done in Blair Witch which people tell, Read More

Today started off with me on the verge of using toothpaste as shaving cream. It’s funny how much daydreaming about your stories can affect how you function. Despite the fact that writing sometimes feels like a pet you have to take care of that turns you into a literary crazy-cat-lady, I got a bit, Read More

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

Late nights of staring at a computer screen were punctuated by head nods from sheer exhaustion both mental and physical. The nagging doubts inside me threatened to stop progress, but eventually through stubborn determination I would start typing, and somehow crank out nearly two-thousand words a night. Some days there was nothing I wanted, Read More

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 religious need to pound out ~1700 words a day has been incredibly difficult, involving a lot of staring at the screen trying to think of what to write when you know, Read More