Have I really been doing this for six years?

Today’s image is from Tuku. Yes, yes I have. For six years now, I’ve been showing up here at least once a week to share posts with you. Some have been popular, some haven’t. Some have been good, some haven’t. Some I look back on with pride. Some I’d prefer not to look back onContinue reading “Have I really been doing this for six years?”

Why Buffy The Vampire Slayer worked, until it really didn’t

Let me tell you about my Thursday nights as a kid. Well, as a teenager. It was sort of the best night of the week. I would park myself in the dining room, for three solid hours of tv. Those hours were devoted to some of the best television I’ve ever seen. Buffy, Angel andContinue reading “Why Buffy The Vampire Slayer worked, until it really didn’t”

I’m going for a MilwordY

Today’s image is from StockSnap I love a good challenge. Especially if it’s an incentive to fix a problem I’ve been having. Well, a few problems. So I’m going to go for it. I’m going to do a Milwordy.  You can be forgiven for not knowing what that is, as I didn’t know less thanContinue reading “I’m going for a MilwordY”

Do we really have to defend the post office now?

Today’s image is from Dean Moriarty Has your mail been on time? If it has been, it might not be for long. Because apparently, we have to defend all of our rights in 2020, including the mail. That’s right. I’m bringing a bonus post to you this week because we have to get the wordContinue reading “Do we really have to defend the post office now?”

Five reasons you could do worse things than watch old Disney movies

Disney +. Come for Hamilton, stay for the ridiculous amount of nostalgia. This isn’t sponsored, it’s just literally what happened to me in July.  We’re still staying home more than we used to because people don’t want to wear their damned masks and I have a husband who’s high risk. (Seriously, I want to beContinue reading “Five reasons you could do worse things than watch old Disney movies”

Keeping your voice when writing different genres, with 11.22.63

I tell people that I write speculative fiction. And I do, technically. But speculative fiction is an umbrella term that includes science fiction, fantasy and horror. Everyone sort of knows that.  On the one hand, I can kind of see why. These three genres are easy to blend, especially horror and science fiction. Some piecesContinue reading “Keeping your voice when writing different genres, with 11.22.63”