Nostalgia Rock

Nostalgia Rock

My husband and I bonded over music and I feel fortunate that our musical tastes continue to align. Thus, when live music returned to the outdoor arenas in the OC, we easily agreed on the tickets to buy. We also agreed that, since we can’t take our money with us,...
Middle Girth

Middle Girth

I was never a fan of The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins was never my friend or role model. Too many pages of tiny typeface read in a paperback rather than a college textbook… back in the day, I wanted to earn an A. At present, I’m especially not a fan of...
Strangest Google search in service of Story

Strangest Google search in service of Story

November 6 question – What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever googled when researching a story? Thanks to the awesome co-hosts of the IWSG –¬†Sadira Stone, Patricia Josephine, Lisa Buie-Collard, Erika Beebe, and C. Lee McKenzie! Ah, you...
The Losses of Senses that Impact a Writer

The Losses of Senses that Impact a Writer

The first thing I recall losing was my haptic sense, the ability to field just one page from a stack. While this may not seem like a significant loss, think what a hindrance it might be for a writer who wants to quickly thumb through a manuscript. It hobbles my beta...