The end of a year always makes me reflective and this year is no exception. Rather than recap the sorry state of affairs of American Politics - arguably the one of the biggest news stories of the year - I instead wanted to share some inspiration. I wrote this post to honor the amazing work … Continue reading Things that Inspire: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Monday Tired and grumpy, Always unprepared for you; Yet Monday arrives
If you've read my blog you know I'm a massive Star Wars fan. Though I've seen the film twice I'm still not sure of how I feel about The Last Jedi. I think my main source of distress is simply not understanding how the story progresses from here. To me, The Last Jedi felt to much … Continue reading Using FanFiction for Writing Practice & Cinematic Therapy
In honor Carrie Fisher and the opening of “The Last Jedi” later this week I decided to read all of Carrie’s memoirs and watch her one woman special “Wishful Drinking”. While I was on my “Carrie-binge” I threw in “Bright Lights” about her Hollywood upbringing and relationship with her mother Debbie Reynolds for good measure. … Continue reading Chasing Carrie Fisher
And it will be a tragic comedy. I love my family. I do. But I've always felt like I'm from a different planet. Somewhere in the great beyond my soul got shuttled into this family that I'm destined to never really understand, or fully fit, yet be eternally frustrated by. They are good people, … Continue reading Someday I Will Write a Tell All About My Family
I like to consider my ongoing writing a work of fantasy. Which, technically speaking, I suppose it is. But lately I find myself wondering if it's really weird (or fantastical) enough for my chosen genre. Certainly there are plenty of "other world" elements but believe me it's no The Left Hand of Darkness of Ursula … Continue reading But Is It Weird Enough?