Monstrous Monday: Crimson Peak

  Do ghosts qualify as monsters?  How about the murderers who made them? Crimson Peak has both, and this delightfully Gothic Horror has the added bonus of some seriously shocking scenes.  Director Guillermo delTorro makes the most of the genre’s atmosphere to deliver what may be the best movie in …

Fit Friday: Rainy Day Motivation

It can be hard to be motivated when the weather is nasty.  It’s true for spring just as much as winter.  So how can we stay motivated on those days when we really would rather just nap all day? Seeing as this weekend is forecast to be less than spectacular …

Victor Frankenstein Review

    Of course we know the tale.  As Igor says in the opening scenes of Victor Frankenstein, the monster is more famous than the man.  If you watch this movie thinking it is a regular horror flick, you will likely be disappointed. Shelley’s classic has always shown a deep …

Fitness Friday

Finding the junction of fit and food is the biggest help one can have in the quest for a healthier lifestyle.  Who does one listen to?  Who can one really trust in the miasma of information (some good, and some arguably not-so-good) on the internet?  I’d like to know too, …

Yuletide Newsletter and Book 2

Hiya folks, Getting around to working on Book 2 and finishing up the Yuletide 2015 newsletter!  Finally!  It’s been a whirlwind semester again, but I think I came through (mostly) unscathed.  I can’t wait to see what all is in store for Max and the mystery girl.  The world has …

Book Cover Upgrade and Midterms

So October is breathing down the back of my neck and I still have some work to do on the book, there are midterms coming up the next two weeks, and I have a book release to plan.  Oh yeah, and the uber spectacular Halloween issue of the newsletter to …

An Aspiring Writer’s Life, Summer 2014

If I thought summer was going to be slow and relaxing, I think I have another thing coming.  With Intermediate Algebra class and learning the ins and outs of self-publishing, along with novel revisions, photography practice, class scheduling for fall, gardening and chores, I’m not sure just how much relaxing …

New Photos Coming Soon!

Once the Photos I’ve done for class are released, I will be building an online portfolio right here on the site! It’s going to be a little scary putting it all out there like that, but I hope any rookie mistakes will be forgiven, and that I will grow a …