Goodbye 2017!

This year brought many changes into my life, from selling my home and moving into an apartment to becoming a cat lady for the first time.  If you’ve been following the blog, you also know it is the year I completed my first draft of The Story.  The Story has been on my mind for […]

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2017 Year in Books

Goodreads informs me I’ve read 53 books this year.  I imagine I might hit 54 by Monday, but we’ll go ahead and look to see how those 53 went.  28 of the books are non-fiction works.  14 have a religious angle, 5 are about writing, and the rest are business or history related.  Of the […]

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Not Happy at Christmas

Most weeks I do a blog post on “stuff I like” on Thursdays, but a post from my old blog popped up in my Facebook today and I’m sharing it again with some edits instead. Are you ready for Christmas?  I’m ready for it to be over.  So many of my friends have expressed exhaustion […]

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If the Apocalypse Comes…

If you recognize the title of this post, you’re in the right place today.  Somewhat recently, I subscribed to the fullscreen channel on Amazon.  For $5/month, I had access to classics such as Bring it On, Center Stage, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.  Amazon will no longer have this subscription starting next month, but I […]

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The End

I’ve had the idea for my novel for over a decade.  It has gone through many iterations as I thought through various details.  At one point, it was even set on earth and there was a nun involved! For each version, I started to write with grand intentions and would end a few weeks later […]

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So Much Fun

I finally read The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson. I am well behind the times, as the author has published many more books in the eleven years since this one arrived, but that didn’t stop the fun. This is the first of the Mistborn series, and I loved it.  It was a thrill ride, which […]

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