Movie Rewatch · Uncategorized · Writing

Star Trek First Contact Re-Watch

Yes, I really am doing a re-watch of the films. Why? For those of you who haven't been following along, I am doing this because my up-coming novel Nora and the Werewolf Wedding features a character inspired by Deanna Troi from the Next Generation series. Deanna as an empath had a lot of power in… Continue reading Star Trek First Contact Re-Watch


Getting Back Into the Groove – Round Robin January 2023

Welcome back to the Round Robin Posts! This first topic is New Beginnings - how do you motivate yourself to get back to writing when life has interrupted your flow? I did take some time off from writing for the holidays and, as per usual, had to drag out some tricks to get back into… Continue reading Getting Back Into the Groove – Round Robin January 2023

Movie Rewatch · Reviews · Uncategorized · Writing

Star Trek Generations Rewatch

Why am I rewatching old Star Trek movies? So glad you asked! My upcoming novel Nora and the Werewolf Wedding was partially inspired by the character of Deanna Troi in Star Trek the Next Generation. Now, if you think it's strange that a science fiction character could inspire a series of urban fantasy novels... Well,… Continue reading Star Trek Generations Rewatch

Publishing · Reading · Self-Publishing · Uncategorized · Writing

Where I Pretend I Know What I’m Doing…

I have a plan and it's a good plan. Or at least I think it is a good plan. Ask me again when all this is over. So here's the plan... Last Child of Winter is nearly complete. It turned out longer than I intended, which I think is probably good because it means I… Continue reading Where I Pretend I Know What I’m Doing…

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Writing Software – A Personal Note from an Author

The official NaNoWriMo is over, but for many of us the writing continues well into December. While it is amazing to write 50,000 words in 30 days, most novels are more than that, and my current project is no exception. However, Nation Novel Writing Month comes with some awesome winner's goodies that always make me… Continue reading Writing Software – A Personal Note from an Author


Arguments with my Internal Editor

(A brief peek into this odd-ball brain of mine since the beginning of the current work in progress.) Me: Alright! It's an urban fantasy about a marital counselor to the supernatural. Werewolves, vampires, and all those magical creatures! It'll be great. Internal Editor: You can't be serious. Urban Fantasy is full of women in tight… Continue reading Arguments with my Internal Editor