• CONTACT:
    – Hey, Let’s Be Friends!

    HEY, WANNA BE friends? Here’s how you can find us online and/or get in touch outside the blog. We have accounts on Instagram, facebook, twitter, tiktok, and Pinterest. You can send an email or leave a message in the comments on one of the blogs. The possibilities are (almost) endless,…

  • LET’S TALK:
    — Kissing in Storytelling

    LET’S TALK about kissing… In case you didn’t know, I love Colin Firth. I think he’s a brilliant actor and I’m pretty sure I’ve seen all of his films. Several of them more than once. But his kissing scenes? Eh, no thanks! I seriously cannot stand watching him kiss on…

  • SOCIAL MEDIA:
    – First Week Online

    SOMETIMES, patting yourself on the back and celebrating even the smallest of milestones along the path can be very liberating. And uplifting. When I decided to throw caution to the wind and share my fictional writing with the world, I promised myself that I would be unabashedly proud of every…

  • SOCIAL MEDIA:
    – So This Happened…

    YESTERDAY, I DECIDED to go on twitter to check if I had created an account for my fictional writer’s room. And I had. So, while I was there, I did some follow-backs, responded to a few messages, left a couple of comments and posted a few #ShamelessSelfpromotionSunday pieces to share my #WIP.…

  • SHORTLIST UPDATE:
    – Stories To Date Q4/20

    SHORTLIST UPDATE: This is my first update and I’ve added four more titles to date and die into. I’m still primarily interested in stories with paranormal or supernatural ingredients, but any story will peak my interest if it’s either a great story (allegedly), or one that’s been hugely successful. Tacky,…

  • THE FIRST DATE:
    – Fallen, 2016

    THE TIME has come for me to talk about my date night with Fallen. The film.  Before I start, I want to make it very clear that this is not a review. This is a tongue-in-cheek summary of my first date with Fallen. There may be spoilers ahead – you…

  • THE FIRST DATE:
    – Shadowhunters

    AS IT TURNS out, Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles have been adapted for the screen twice. First in the film Mortal Instruments: City of Bones from 2014, and then again in the tv-series Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments that premiered in 2016 and ran for three seasons. In this post, I’m about…

  • A Discovery of Witches
    THE FIRST DATE

    OK, LET ME START by making it very clear that this is not a review. This is a summary of A Discovery of Witches (ADoW), the TV-series based on the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness. The following are my initial comments based on our first date. In the first…

  • Twilight:
    THE FIRST DATE

    OK, LET ME START by saying this is not a review. This is a summary of Twilight, the film, and my initial comments based on our first date. In Twilight, the first of five films in The Twilight Saga, we meet 17-year-old Isabella “Bella” Swan, as she’s about to move…