On the blog this week, I’m featuring #PitProm Winner and #TeamFantasy Queen, Katherine Toran! Katherine Toran is a brilliant author, and the #PitProm team has their fingers crossed that we’ll see her young adult high fantasy, The Witch and the Demon, in print someday soon! Twitter Pitch: Fleeing a witchhunter, autistic Ebba sells her heart to … Continue reading Author Interview: Katherine Toran
I have two modes: 1) hyperfocus and 2) no focus. This can be terrible in writing. With my doctoral work taking up most of my time, any extra time is generally dedicated to writing, but that doesn’t always work well if I can’t get my brain to saddle up with me. Because of this, I … Continue reading Focus Issues
Batman is a terribly popular character. Maybe due to his wealth and enviable physique. Maybe because he's human when so many aren't. Maybe it's his brain. He's damn near (if not the) smartest man in DC. I've seen numerous arguments about why he's the best (or the worst) character in DC canon. Honestly, I'm a … Continue reading Why Batman?
There’s magic in the written word. In an instant, you are transported. I grew up beside Harry, Ron, and Hermione, racing through the halls of Hogwarts. When the One Ring needed to be dropped in Mt. Doom, I volunteered beside Frodo. I’ve fought alongside the Mockingjay. My entire life has been lived in side-quests hidden … Continue reading The Embrace of Books
I've been obsessively reading the last few weeks, but it hasn't been for fun. As I'm a doctoral student prepping for my exams, I read upwards of a 1000 pages a day. This, of course, leaves little time for editing, writing, and reading for pleasure. However, that's a load of rubbish. The end of 2016 … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions 2017: Author Edition