Blog Archives

Saying “Yes” to Saying “No”

Today is my last day as webmaster for SouthWest Writers (SWW). Tomorrow I’ll begin a semi-sabbatical for the remainder of the year. Not a rest from everything, just from taking on new responsibilities. A sabbatical, I suppose, from saying “yes.”

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Musings

The Book That Sparked My Love of Science Fiction

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne? The Time Machine by H.G. Wells? Brave New World by Aldous Huxley? All great books, but none of these classics was the first to take me away to another world. By 1967,

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Musings, The Writing Life

Dare. Dream. Write. More.

Don’t be self-conscious about dreaming, or about people thinking you’re too idealistic, and not serious enough. Don’t allow your self talk to be judgmental. Look at the world with wide-eyed enthusiasm, believe you are more powerful than the problems that

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Musings

238 Candles

The 4th of July is the day Americans celebrate the anniversary of their declaration of independence from British rule in 1776. It is not the day a peace treaty was signed or the day the last warship flying a Union

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Musings

Puppet Strings: Mercy Killing & Murder on “The 100″

In The CW’s new series “The 100,” a group of juvenile prisoners are secretly exiled from a dying Ark – 12 linked space stations housing the survivors of nuclear holocaust – and onto Earth’s surface to test if our planet

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Musings
All who wander are not lost. ~ JRR Tolkien

Archives
CampNaNoWriMo Winners Badges Apr_Jul 2015