Latest Shiny Thing, Real Life

Awesome Things

There has been no new blog post for a week because... 1. I'm eyebrow deep in rewrites. 2. I taught/led/participated in six workshops/panels at DFW Writers Conference, which was awesome and cool and gave me the boost I need to dive back in to reason number one.  (See P.S. below.) 3. My Friend Kate linked… Continue reading Awesome Things

Latest Shiny Thing, Writing

Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

Here's what is obvious about The Avengers:  It is an awesome thrill ride, absolutely jam packed with action, badassery, wit, and heart. It's that truly rare thing: a movie that is both fun to watch and really, really well-crafted. Here's what is less obvious:  It's a story about superheroes that is really about humanity. So.… Continue reading Earth’s Mightiest Heroes