Greetings, peeps! My Lez Geek Out! podcast buddy Lise MacTague and I were chatting the other day and she would totally love to get a grrl power space opera-ish TV show launched. She has no illusions that something like that would be easy-peasy and lookie there I have a TV show; representation in media for… Read More Fangirl Friday: Don’t get too stoked about all that representation just yet…
One of the most satisfying, though not necessarily exciting things, for me is traveling to an unfamiliar place with unfamiliar customs and food (always the food) and creating a routine for myself. As I type this, my host is having her daily siesta and I hear conversation flowing from the windows of nearby apartments. My… Read More Ramblings under the Spanish Sun
It’s that time again! The Hootenanny is coming! Every year around this time, Andi and I go on a mad quest to host the most epic book giveaway event ever. It’s loud and a little messy, and the elves drink a little too much nog, but it’s also a lot of fun. If you’d like… Read More Hootenanny 2017!
Developing Rational Detachment Let’s look at recent events: total eclipse of the sun, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Jose, Hurricane Katia, 8.1 earthquake in Mexico, solar flares and for our friends in the Northwest, fire with raining ash. In addition to massive events like natural disasters we have the daily, bizarre, in your face, disturbing… Read More Ask the Pros by Angela Grace
Hello, my friends. The wise and marvelous author Amy Tan hit the nail on the head in the link below describing her experiences and fears over the last several months. Already last November she was voicing the issues that we face today with leadership and governing in our county (although today things seem tenfold worse,… Read More Amy Tan is a Brilliant Woman by Lori L Lake
“Most of my clichés aren’t original.” –Chuck Knox A word to the wise, dear authors: avoid clichés like the plague. I’m not going to beat around the bush. You’re overusing them. It might drive you up the wall to hear this, but each cliché is standing out like a sore thumb. So how do you… Read More Cliché Away by Heather Blackmore
A reader’s perspective on working for a living. This month Ann Etter led off the Reader’s Perspective with professions. If you didn’t have a chance to read it check it out here. Ann’s a CPA, a pretty cool profession in my opinion. I like the idea of order and more black and white than lots… Read More Working for the weekend!