Musical Artists Who Deserve to Be Superstars… but Aren’t… Yet

Dami Im https://youtu.be/4tGeGEdIVUw I first learned of this beautiful lady when she competed in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Blew me away. And she was absolutely ROBBED when she didn't win. Since then, I've purchased nearly her entire catalog. And have been flabbergasted that she still has not received much notice. Her voice is as … Continue reading Musical Artists Who Deserve to Be Superstars… but Aren’t… Yet

Startling Poetry: America is a Gun

America is a Gun by Brian Bilston England is a cup of tea. France, a wheel of ripened brie. Greece, a short, squat olive tree. America is a gun.   Brazil is a football on the sand. Argentina, Maradona's hand. Germany, an oompah band. America is a gun.   Holland is a wooden shoe. Hungary, … Continue reading Startling Poetry: America is a Gun

10 Favorite Film Versions of Fairytales

Ever After ("Cinderella") Drew Barrymore's take on Cinderella came as a revelation. When it first came out, I went to see it in the theater 5 times. I just could not get over how... fascinating a classic character could be. Rather than the ever-loving, ever-good heroine of Disney fame, Ever After presented us with a … Continue reading 10 Favorite Film Versions of Fairytales

Dear Pride and Prejudice…

FICTION - Austen, Jane - Classic Romance - Opposites Attract - Resting Bitch Face Dear Pride and Prejudice, You're a classic. No one can deny this. You're still in print 206 years after Jane Austen finished you off in her sitting room. And the BBC miniseries based on your pages is one of my favorite … Continue reading Dear Pride and Prejudice…

Cover Reveal & Release Announcement!

We all knew I couldn't stay away for long. I'm taking the plunge into releasing my stories again, this time totally independently. We're going to start nice and easy with a novelette set in my Witchbreed Universe. All the deets are below, including a peek at the cover. A Path Through Fire and Blood: A … Continue reading Cover Reveal & Release Announcement!

2018 Literary Recap

2018 was a rocky year for me, reading-wise. As those of who read my blog regularly (I think there MIGHT be 2 of you) know, I attempted to do the PopSugar Reading Challenge. To be honest,  most of my selections were disappointments. And I started and abandoned A LOT of books for each one I managed to … Continue reading 2018 Literary Recap

Dear We Need to Talk About Kevin…

FICTION - Shriver, Lionel - Spawning - What not to read while pregnant - School violence - Prosthetic eyeballs Dear We Need to Talk about Kevin, I'm not sure either of us got a fair shake during our time together. Look, I was what, seven months pregnant when we indulged in our little rendezvous? I … Continue reading Dear We Need to Talk About Kevin…

Best Halloween Movies – 2018 Edition!

It's my favorite time of year again! Fall, particularly October have always held a special place in my heart, which is probably why I wanted to get married in this spookiest, most mysterious of months. But, this is NOT the time for romance, but for thrills and chills. So, here is my 2018 edition for … Continue reading Best Halloween Movies – 2018 Edition!

Dear The Sorrows of Young Werther…

Fiction - von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang - Classic German Literature - Proto-Emo - OhMyGod when is this going to end?! Dear The Sorrows of Young Werther, I read you as part of a favor to a friend. He had written a treatment for a screenplay that updated your story and put it in  a modern … Continue reading Dear The Sorrows of Young Werther…