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Eight things I loved about New Moon.

November 20, 2009


So, I did end up seeing it on opening night. And I liked it. #8- it was intentionally and genuinely hilarious. Bella essentilly calls Edward a dirty old man in the beginning. ‘Nuff said. #7- Kristen Stewart adds a dimension to Bella that I find extremely appealing. She doesn’t really come across as helpless or […]

Music I Love

November 19, 2009


Inspired by the YA Highway topic: What are the songs that represent/influence your WIP(s)? I wrote the first half of my manuscript to music, but for the second half, needed complete silence to make sure the puzzle pieces I’d set up would fit together. But there are definitely a few songs that embody the major […]

I’m a naughty, naughty blogger.

November 16, 2009


I abandoned you all without so much as an auf wiedersehen. Life and revisions got in the way, and I neglected this here blog. I am sorry. I’m thinking of a way to make it up to you all. Promises.


November 11, 2009


I bet you know what that title means, my friends. It’s a loathe day. It was inspired by several of the comments on GalleyCat in response to this post: “Literary Agents, bah! Who needs them?” There’s lots of ridiculous to choose from, but what really got my goat was a tiddle from the article itself: […]

I love Stephen King.

November 10, 2009


He gave us Carrie, The Shining, and The Stand. Misery, Pet Cemetery, and Cujo. And the book/movie that still scares the whoopass out of me, IT. The first Stephen King book I ever read was The Tommyknockers, which, at the time, disturbed me not because of the creepy subject matter but the frank description of […]

MESSAGES! Yay or Nay?

November 9, 2009


If you haven’t watched the vid below from Ace Ventura, you must. Not only is it hilarious (I could watch Jim Carrey shake that Monopoly guy on repeat for days) but I think it’s actually rather instructive. Srsly, readers. Ace has a message: he is all about the animals. And those of you who know […]

I Love Activism!

November 6, 2009


In honor of a fellow activist today, I bring you Ace Ventura, Pet Detective. There’s nothing wrong with having a message. Jim Carrey says so. Have a good weekend. More substantive posting Monday!