Visual Writing

A few years ago, I started doing "visual exercises" where I took an image and created a scene with it.  I want to get back into doing that for two reasons: The last time I did these, one post inspired me to write my first fantasy novel, which I'm trying to finish this year.  Maybe… Continue reading Visual Writing

Book Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

I want to open this review by saying that I read this for my book club because our March theme will be "Page to Screen."  My challenge to participants was to read a book that has been made into a movie, then watch the movie.  Compare, contrast, and just make general observations.  I wanted to… Continue reading Book Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Tolkien Week: “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit”

It has been a while since my last blog post but let's face it, for Tolkien Week and Hobbit Day (arguably both today and tomorrow) one takes time out of their busy schedule to recognize the very thing that inspired the writing and reading in which I participate.  For those unfamiliar with Hobbit Day or… Continue reading Tolkien Week: “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit”