February 2017 archive

Feb 10

Dirty Laundry and Dimples

Pop and snap, pop and snap, it was an incessantly annoying tempo that was making her jaw clench. Yvette turned her head to stare at the woman chewing the gum hoping the laser death glare she shot that way would make the woman’s head explode. Folding another t-shirt Yvette pressed and lined up edges for …

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Feb 08

Four Types of Playful Writers

Writers are, in general, playful people. As explained in a study by Dr. Rene Proyer “Playful people are able to reinterpret situations in their lives so that they experience them as entertaining or are able to reduce stress levels.” In my writing, I often rework real life situations with a better (or worse) ending and …

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Feb 06

Begin Anew

“Whether you believe you can or you can’t – you’re right.” Henry Ford We’re one month into working on our New Year’s resolutions. How many have you kept? What? You’ve given up already, not going to try again until next year? I know that the first of January marks a new beginning for many of …

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Feb 05

The Top Ten Things I Love About the Mass Effect Series

(Note: There are spoilers in this article.) Finding a video game series that is well thought out and has a fully fleshed out history to its name is a rare thing.  One such series that does so is the Mass Effect “Commander Shepherd” Trilogy.  I don’t know of any other franchise on the same level, …

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