Monthly archives: June, 2018

Rhythm and Lyrics

(Before I get started on today’s post: major kudos and props to Ken for having my back in the past few months, as I wasn’t able to participate in the blog as much as I’d hoped. 😀 Thanks, Ken!) The chorus of Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off” contains the memorable, “Can’t stop, won’t stop moving/It’s …

What Do You Want?

What do you want?  In the old television series Babylon 5, the Shadows, villains working behind the scenes, wanted to cause chaos throughout the galaxy.  They sent an emissary Mr. Morden to determine which occupants of the space station they could use for their own ends. Morden began with the question, “What do you want?” …

Null and Void

I don’t find many other Otaku among authors. Otaku being the Japanese word for Anime and Manga geeks. Sure many have seen an anime or two. The standard fare. Dragon Ball Z, Fullmetal Alchemist, Cowboy Bebop, those kinds of things. I don’t generally find many that have seen literally hundreds of anime, and read twice …

Writers Gotta Read

  “I don’t have time to read.” I…huh? I recognize all the individual words, sure. But the order in which they’re strung together baffles me. When I first encountered the sentiment, I’ll admit to some stereotyping—I assumed it was only uttered by non-writers. You know, those people. Not us. Then, there I was checking out …