Hey y'all.It's hot as hell here in New York today. New York has this particularly humid quality during the summer that makes everything sticky.I keep hearing rumors that in some regions of the country, there's this thing called a dry heat. What does that feel like? I've never experienced a summer with dry heat.Anyway. The … Continue reading Books To Read When the World is a Dumpster Fire
Unless you've been living under a rock in the past week, you've probably seen news stories and Twitter feeds about migrant Central American children coming into the United States with their parents to escape any numbers of dangerous situations seeking asylum, only to be separated--the parents sent to one place, arrested, deported; the children sent … Continue reading "But this is America–this is not who we are." (Spoiler Alert: It’s exactly who we are)
Woohoo! I have finished my twentieth book of 2018, putting me something like 4 books ahead of where Goodreads says I should be, which means I can now take my sweet time with the other books I want to read.Here's what I've read:11. A Princess In Theory (Reluctant Royals #1) by Alyssa Cole. Fiction/ Romance/Contemporary … Continue reading Reading Challenge 2018: 20 Books!
Welcome to my June IWSG post! The Insecure Writer's Support Group is an online community of writers. We post our writerly insecurities into the world every first Wednesday of the month. Check us out here!What's harder for you to come up with, titles or character names?Excuse me while I give a resounding and hearty laugh.Okay.I'm … Continue reading IWSG June: Titles & Names
Every genre has its tropes and quirks, right? Mysteries have murders and murderers. Legal thrillers have complicated cases and courtroom drama. Fantasy and sci-fi have magical creatures or people with amazing abilities or feature the future or technology.Romance has plenty of tropes--I've mentioned them in a few past posts--depending on the type of romance. And … Continue reading Pink Nipples, and Other Romancelandia Peculiarities