I've spent an inordinate amount of time badly doodling nerdy jokes about coffee and Elcors onto this $8 chalkboard that I'm sure I'm supposed to write cliché sayings about family on instead. But here's the problem: Elcors are adorable and right now I just want to talk about how inventive the Mass Effect franchise was. … Continue reading Friday Frippery: Elcors and Coffee
Just wanted to say a big thank you and shout out to those who have followed, liked, commented, and overall enjoyed Far Kingdoms. We've hit a milestone here- 20 followers! Here's to you, my friends! 20 followers may not seem like a big deal (actually, it probably isn't), but I really only expected my mom … Continue reading Milestone: 20 Followers! THANK YOU!
One of the more difficult things a writer experiences is a correct view of their work. While I think most of us usually come down on the "I'm trash and everything I've ever written is trash" end of the continuum, sometimes we also lean hard into the "I'm amazing and everything I've written is gold" … Continue reading Words of wisdom for a Wednesday WIP
I feel like I just did one of these but as it turns out, it's mid-May and I've somehow finished those books between copious cups of coffee, sleepless nights, and the pandemonium ushered in by the impending summer. But lo, here we are! And since new books call for new drive-bys, here's the May edition … Continue reading #Amreading Drive-By: May Edition
A recent post over at The Orangutan Librarian got me thinking about my childhood reading, and it may surprise you to learn it was bereft of Harry Potter. I grew up in an Evangelical Christian household, and thanks to James Dobson and Focus on the Family, we eschewed Harry Potter due to the overt use … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Fear of Missing Out
While I am admittedly a bit more into Arrested Development than Star Wars and was considering a Cinco de Quatro post, I couldn't resist this: I mean, Heathrow's still a hellscape, but THEY'RE TRYING. And, if you're not that into Star Wars but still love you some space stuff, an upcoming Friday Frippery … Continue reading Friday Frippery- May the Fourth be with you!
Lately I've been exploring newer reads in the broader fantasy genre, and I came across this great facebook group devoted to epic fantasy. The group of authors who sponsor the page frequently run irresistible Kindle deals, which has enabled me to pick up quite a few 99 cent novels! The first book I read was … Continue reading Book Review: Omens of Fury (The Days of Ash and Fury Trilogy)