My 2017 Reading

At the bottom of every post, I put a book or two that I am currently reading. I don’t do this to show off. I do it because: 1) I’m interested in what other people are reading. 2) I think there might be people who would be interested in what I’m reading. 3) I love Read More …

Putting On My Pants

Writing and stories are magic. And when I explain this to people, I see the look of confusion in their faces. I often concede that it sounds strange, but true. Because writing can sometimes feel like I am tapping into something much deeper than my own mind. The first step when I write a novel Read More …

My First Novel

I wrote the first words of my first novel on November 7, 2012. But there was a journey getting to that point. As I noted in a previous blog post, I wouldn’t be a writer without Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I honed my skills writing fan fiction and in online role play. The instant feedback Read More …