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Movie Love Monday
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Movie Love Monday

I love The Wizard of Oz. Did you know Salman Rushdie wrote a book about The Wizard of Oz? If you love the movie, read this book. And I agree with Rushdie about the end of the film. What? Go back to Kansas? Are you kidding? There’s no place like home? I never believed that. … Continue reading

Monday Movie
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Monday Movie

I do not write reviews. Is a particular film or book worth your time? I don’t know. It depends on what you like, doesn’t it? To one friend, I’d say, “Go see Mad Max!” Another friend, I’d say, “Umm…maybe not?” But I like to read reviews. This may make me a hypocrite. I don’t know. … Continue reading

I love this character.
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I love this character.

People falling in love with fictional characters never ceases to amaze me. This type of love seems especially common for characters once they’ve been in a film or tv show and not merely in a book. Well, unless the book is a comic. Something about seeing the character takes hold of people more often in … Continue reading

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Story-a-Day…or Plotting?

Originally posted on The Fairy Tale Asylum:
trying notecards Yesterday after I got home from work, I wrote on notecards one-sentence summaries of each scene in my work-in-progress. I jotted down the date of each, too. I’m following a method a friend of mine directed me to here. It took my entire evening, and I…

Weird What We Remember
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Weird What We Remember

A thousand important things I can’t remember, but I remember the day in high school when my friend R— stopped me on the sidewalk between buildings to give me a cassette copy of Sting’s album Dream of the Blue Turtles, and I kept thinking the title was Flight of the Blue Turtles. I still think … Continue reading