Welcome to my small, crazy corner of the internet! Every Friday is a new post relating to books, movies, TV shows, or writing. On Wednesdays is a writing prompt or challenge. And interspersed are movie, TV show, and book reviews. Enjoy!
My parents are major geeks, and have been since forever. So of course when they had their child, they did the geekiest thing on Earth and chose two names from Star Trek. (This was, of course, after my dad wanted to name me Xena Buffy.)
Star Trek has always had a defining feel to it - one of hope for mankind, of the ability for different people from different backgrounds to come together for one goal, and of surviving despite all odds. It's this feeling that made the original Star Trek series, which aired during a hopeless and divided time in history, so popular and loved.
This is a fun, Halloween questionnaire to ask about your developing characters, in hopes of adding information to childhood memories, creativity, personal likes and tastes, fun, etc...
One of the pieces of advice often found when wandering the internet is to avoid the word "said" at all cost. And, well... this just isn't good advice.
The best thing about fall has always been the new releases, and yesterday was the long-anticipated release of the third and final Magnus Chase and the Asgardians book, The Ship of the Dead.
When I write stories, or blog posts, I tend to write in short paragraphs with mostly periods. I do this because it's quicker, more intense, and easier to read. I also use - and I don't know why - hyphens a lot. When I write reviews/comments/responses, I use explanation points like crazy! It's because everything... Continue Reading →
Writing prompt: pendants are a little overused when it comes to family memorabilia or otherwise emotional items. Choose another thing - a bracelet, hair piece, rubber duck, etc - for someone, and write a touching backstory for that object.
Today marked the release of a new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, on CBS and CBS All Access. The release of this new show had been hyped up for months, and I was very excited going in. Today I was able to watch the the first two episodes, and it's first impression was not that... Continue Reading →
Plot bunnies, they call them.