OK… I am NOT the only one who LOVED this movie – when most of the critics (for some insane reason) did not… I made the MEME above but there are plenty of others out there… for example: In case you haven’t seen the critical reviews… or looked at rotten tomatoes, let me just sum … More Did you catch the REAL message in Dreamworks newest movie: HOME?
Well, maybe it’s just the hardest… I know not every writer is a mercy… not even every great writer is a mercy – but every writer MUST have at least some of the characteristics that make someone a mercy. Mercy / Giver: A mercy / giver’s basic motivational drive is to sense and respond to the emotional … More The worst thing about being a WRITER… and a MERCY
WARNING! The following video contains shocking and upsetting statements – at least… it should upset you to think about people who pretend it’s OK to do such atrocious things! I read a post earlier today about a Pulitzer winning photo that has changed how the author looks at everything and I was reminded of this show I used to watch; … More What really frightens me… is that this was nearly twenty years ago.
I was doing really well! (You’ll get it in a minute…) I was writing 2,000+ words every day… every single day! … and then I got to part 4 – which gave me nothing but trouble. Every day, it was like pulling teeth just to get 500 words. There were even several days … More I’ve got my groove back!
EWWWW! YUCK! BLECH! OK… see THIS is one of the problems with our society! I have lived 35 (almost 36 at this point) years and I NEVER, until today, knew what the word “ravish” actually meant! OH MY WORD!!!!! REALLY!!! And we’re using this word to describe something that’s suppose to be romantic! … More Be careful what words you use… NO REALLY!
Have you ever read one of those “What kind of writer are you?” posts or tests and wanted to jump up and scream at the screen “STOP TRYING TO PUT ME IN A BOX!” Nope… just me then? Well I never said I was normal… or sane… or quiet. See, that’s the thing. I’m not just a … More I am a Writer!
When my recommendations included zombie apocalypse novels I tried to laugh it off, holding my hand over the screen while I tried to scroll far far away. When my reviews were mercilessly ripped to shreds by people who didn’t even bother to read the book, I shrugged it off because everyone is entitled to their … More Enough is enough.
Earlier today I posted on my review blog a list of my top ahem ten favorite authors. My top ten Authors – well… kinda It was NOT easy – let me tell you. Mum started it – and now she’s having WAY TOO MUCH fun with her own – putting each list in a separate post, … More The “science” behind picking your favorite authors:
This is a loaded question and not an easy one for a mother… If I were a seventeen year old girl who felt like I had sat around and wasted my entire life, my outlook would be very different than it is through the eyes of a 35 year old mother of two. There … More What would you do if you had one year left to live?
At the annual (my first time attending) ACFW conference this year, our wonderful emcee was the fabulously funny Brandilyn Collins and she was intrigued by the mystery of the third floor. The elevators in the Hyatt where our conference was held went from floor 1 to 2 to 4 but after a bit of investigating, Brandilyn … More ACFW, the Hyatt and… The third floor