Back to the Beginning: How This Blog Started

A long-time blogging buddy of mine, starwarsanon, has tagged me in a #MyFirstPostRevisited blog tagging game. While she has rightly doubted I would post this because I’m busy with non-blogging things (like working full-time, trying to have a social life, and spending most of my off-time trying to get my third book ready for publishing), she happened to…

Review: Wondering Sight by Melissa McShane

Wondering Sight is a fun read full of intrigue and magic in England’s post-Napoleonic war period. I loved the world of the book, where balls and social expectations of the era mix with magic as part of the class order. Our heroine, Sophia Westlake, is marked as a seer by her red gloves. These gloves…

Word of the Week: Monologic

While exploring research for my new job (more on that later), I came across the word “Monologic”, which leads us to today’s challenge: Define the word without looking it up. I’d love to hear your definitions. My supervisor said it sounds like a word to describe a fashion style featuring a monocle. What’s your definition…