I've made it to year five on the blog!
In honor of Netflix's adaptation of Leigh Bardugo's Grishaverse series, Shadow and Bone, which premieres April 23rd, I put together a list of books I think might also be due for a screen adaptation. Because as much as Hollywood likes to think they've figured out how to mine libraries for content, we all know they've only … Continue reading Books I’d Like to See Adapted for the Screen
Who else has reading goals set for 2021?
A little while back, I did a post on how I use music to help inspire my writing and keep my wheels turning, even when I can't write. I thought it might be time to update that list to include some of the tracks fueling my ideas now. Maybe some of these will help you too, … Continue reading Music & My Writing Process: The Sequel
It's blogiversary time!
Summer is almost over, so I'm doing a quick round-up of some of the shows I've been watching the last few months, in case you've missed any or are looking for something to fill your T.V. time until production on the normal fall shows catches up from the pandemic delay. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Last … Continue reading Summer Round-Up: What I’ve Watched
Well, I don't know about the rest of the world, but for better or worse, quarantine is coming to an end in my neck of the woods and I have to go back to work. As it wraps up, I'm looking back on some of the entertainment that helped me pass the time and what … Continue reading Quarantine Round-Up: What I’ve Watched
I think we can all admit by now that we're feeling a little stir crazy staying at home trying to be healthy. But what can you do once you've caught up on the work you can do from home and finished your Netflix watchlist? I've been trying to come up with some solutions this week... … Continue reading How to Fill Your Quarantine
Have you ever set a problem aside to let the "creative juices" soak in, or maybe switched projects halfway through to let an idea "marinate"? Or maybe you've simply given up on an idea, only to have an "aha moment" hours later in the middle of a completely unrelated task? Whether you realized it or … Continue reading The Shower Principle: Strange Ways to Boost Creativity
Last December, I gave a preview of what books I hoped to read in the coming year and other reading-related goals. Looking back, I did pretty well in going after those goals. In 2019, I pushed my genre habits a little bit further with mysteries like The Silent Patient and historical fiction like the Poldark series. For 2020, … Continue reading 2020: A Reading Preview