Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Emerson Colonial Theatre

Last time, I wrote about how fandoms converge and how weird that is. It almost feels serendipitous. I have a lot to say overall about my weekend in Boston--because Boston when it's summer and sunny and you are over drinking age with a credit card is very different from trudging through Boston in two feet … Continue reading Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Emerson Colonial Theatre

When Your Worlds Converge: Moulin Rouge!

You know how sometimes you're interested in or are a fan of various seemingly unrelated things? And then somehow, those things converge and it's awesome but kinda weird, too?1) The movie Moulin Rouge! This bizarre, colorful, dramatic musical with famous pop songs, telling the story of a poor English poet named Christian and his love story … Continue reading When Your Worlds Converge: Moulin Rouge!

Obligatory Downton Abbey movie post

Four days ago, the Downton Abbey Twitter posted this:Welcome back to Downton! We’re thrilled to announce that #DowntonAbbey is coming to the big screen. Film production begins this summer. pic.twitter.com/3scMUmosic— Downton Abbey (@DowntonAbbey) July 13, 2018You may have seen me squealing about it somewhere on the social media.Anyway, I didn't think they'd get to a … Continue reading Obligatory Downton Abbey movie post

On Pseudonyms

I've started writing a creative nonfiction project which I hope can be self-published by the autumn. But I've decided already that I'll be publishing it under a completely different pseudonym, for reasons.As many of you know, the name I write under--Michelle Athy--isn't my legal name. Michelle is my middle name. Athy is my real last … Continue reading On Pseudonyms

IWSG July 3rd!

It's time for the Insecure Writers Support Group post, one day earlier than usual because the first Wednesday this month is the day us Americans eat too much and shoot explode-y things off in the air. Getting on to the July IWSG question: What are your ultimate writing goals, and how have they changed over time?Well. How … Continue reading IWSG July 3rd!