Category Archives: Geekiness

On Being an Alien

I grew up a socially awkward homeschooler. (For the record, I don’t believe homeschooling is the reason for my social awkwardness.) When I had access to TV, I mostly watched the shows with talking animals, like 101 Dalmatians or my … Continue reading

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Thirteen Ways Star Wars Rebels Outdid the Sequels

While I did enjoy watching the two sequel Star Wars movies, I’ve felt they’re lacking compared to the originals, and in some ways, even lacking in comparison to Star Wars Rebels. While Rebels has some of its own problems, I … Continue reading

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In Which I Fangirl about Sanderson

Before I get started, I’ve updated the fan art page with two new pieces. Some of you may have noticed I’ve been reading a lot of Brandon Sanderson. I first read his YA novel Steelheart and quickly consumed the rest … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Interview with Bryan Davis

Today, I’m participating in a blog tour for Wanted: A Superhero to Save the World so I’ll be interviewing Bryan Davis. Bryan Davis has been instrumental in my writing journey and is always willing to help beginning writers. There are … Continue reading

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Surviving a Writer’s Conference

I recently returned from the awesome Realm Makers conference, and I’m bringing back tips for anyone attending a conference. And also pictures, because those are fun.   Let’s start with what you should bring to a conference. Writerly things to … Continue reading

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Fanfic, the Dark Side of Writing

Over the years, I’ve read fanfic and seen discussion of it. I’ll even admit to writing some. For those who don’t know, fan fiction (fanfic) is when a fan of a story writes another story set in the same universe. … Continue reading

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The Antihero

In recent years, the antihero has risen in popularity. For those who don’t know, the definition of an antihero is “a central character in a story, movie, or drama who lacks conventional heroic attributes.” I think what makes an antihero … Continue reading

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Recommendations of 2016

Here are some good things I discovered in 2016. Books Mistborn Series By Brandon Sanderson This is a great series. The first trilogy subverts many fantasy tropes by starting a thousand years after the evil ruler took over the kingdom. The … Continue reading

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Elect a Character

It’s time for the election, so, who will you choose if you could elect a fictional character? Here are a few of my picks. Princess Leia (Star Wars) She’s courageous and not afraid to take action. Standing up to Congress will … Continue reading

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My Favorite Visual Storytellers

I’m a big fan of stories in any form, so today, I’m featuring some of my favorite visual storytellers. A quick note to keep in mind about many webcomics is that the art improves drastically as the comics progress. This is … Continue reading

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