Writing is, perhaps, one of the more difficult of the hobbies/jobs there is in the world today. To me, it isn’t the character creation or plot invention or dialogue… it is the BEGINNING that always gives me pause. Perhaps that says something terrible about me, but the beginning of a story should more than just…… Continue reading Just a Thought on Novel Openings
All image credit goes to the creators of the respective films or franchises that own them! Wonder Woman is owned by Detective Comics. Doctor Who is owned by the BBC. Respective Game of Thrones characters are owned by HBO and George R. R. Martin. The Wonder Woman: Dawn of Justice movie was everything I could…… Continue reading The Heroes We Need
I have attended several charity events as a costumed character for several years, now! As I recently have picked up several more hours worth of volunteer activities, I have lost some income from my job… which makes these trips even more expensive. It would mean a whole lot if you, my friends and readers could…… Continue reading Financial Assistance Needed!
Watching women shove young men and little girls out of the way so they can have THEIR picture taken with the Fearless Girl statue disgusts me. THAT is not feminism. Feminism is supposed to be EQUALITY for both genders. Not that women are BETTER. Not that men are BETTER. THAT we are ALL EQUAL.
“If you didn’t cut in high school, you didn’t suffer through high school.” If I had a penny for the times I have heard the argument that drug use or the abuse of alcohol or cutting are the only forms of self-harm I would have enough money to pay for my book addiction. I was…… Continue reading Self-Harm (The Meditations)
Starting right about now, everyone starts talking about getting that “beach body.” This is rough on someone like me who really enjoys drawing and watching netflix (and pringles… and popcorn…) and also laments the fact that I don’t have a six-pack. There are any number of pills, wraps, and fad diets that promise fast results.…… Continue reading “The Beach Body” Time of Year… Again
We all have that one book. That book that took us from one thing and changed us into something else. That book that took the broken pieces and put them right. Sometimes it is directly the story inside the book. Sometimes it is just the first book you picked up after something terrible. I searched…… Continue reading Strength and Inspiration (The Meditations)