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Roll film!

I love movies. Always have. The darkened theaters, the smell of the popcorn, the hush that descends as soon as the curtains open. But even more, I’ve always loved the classics. Big, sweeping stories. Ben Hur. Spartacus. Movies that had intermissions they were so long. I have my mother to thank for curating this love [...]

Roll film!2020-04-19T16:28:13+00:00

Fame and the Big Kid’s Table

The other day, I was out holiday shopping with one of my writer friends at a local mall. It was early enough in the week, so the walkways weren’t overly crowded and the people were still polite. We were heading toward our next destination when I hear my name squealed out. Not this name. My [...]

Fame and the Big Kid’s Table2018-10-22T12:52:09+00:00

Words and music

Like most authors, I have a soundtrack for every book I’ve written. Depending on the characters, or the scene, or even the setting, I have a different playlist. Thank you, Pandora!  Sounds ranging from pounding electronica and soothing vocals pour into my brain as I sit in front of my laptop. Yet, very recently, I [...]

Words and music2017-10-02T03:05:49+00:00

Cosmic Cabaret

Dear Readers: What’s better than taking a leisurely vacation on a full-service holiday ocean liner? Well, how about taking one on a space liner cruising the universe? And even though it means going the distance, crossing over into many strange galaxies and through a dozen or so special worlds, you’ll want a ticket to board. [...]

Cosmic Cabaret2018-08-09T15:42:38+00:00

Romantic advice from the commentator’s box?

I love hockey. Always have. Something about the speed of the game and the beautiful sheer brutality of the sport has always just done it for me. Now this by itself isn't that odd. Lots of people like hockey. Yes, even girls like hockey. But you may be asking yourself how a girl in Southern [...]

Romantic advice from the commentator’s box?2017-06-20T16:47:31+00:00