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…

Wonder Woman: The Super Heroine We Need

Wonder Woman is one of those rare but sublime moments when a piece of pop culture hits the cultural zeitgeist of the moment. It’s been a rough past few months, full of political turmoil, moments of terrible violence in usually peaceful cities, where hate speech and disagreement seem the topic of the day. This film…