On Finishing What You Start and Binge Watching Buffy

I completed a 1st draft of a 90,000 word WIP last week. It as the same manuscript I started and wrote 50,000 of during NaNoWriMo. Between November 30th and December 18th, I wrote another 40,000 words. Naturally, my head just about exploded. I was emotionally gutted, from finishing the manuscript and events within it, so … Continue reading

Christmas is Over – Now What?

Christmas is over, which  means the New Year is fast approaching – and thank god. This year has been rife with some ups and many, many downs. I had so many ideas that I could not follow through on, so many goals I set that I did not achieve. But really that isn’t the worst … Continue reading

Lost in La La Land

I’ve been floating around in La La land, lately. The Boyfriend has been out of town for the last two weeks, I’ve been zoning out of narrative fiction and into the world of film again (as I do several times a year), and I’ve been reevaluating my life and my goals. I realize that New … Continue reading

In Which There is Christmas

Christmas is a time of giving, a time of family, and a time to celebrate those things you are thankful for in your life. Or at least, that’s what it’s supposed to be – whether you call it Christmas, or Yule, or you celebrate a different holiday all together, one thing remains constant in all … Continue reading

In Which I Learn About Directing

It’s strange to think that only a few weeks ago I was writing about Thanksgiving and now Christmas is around the corner. I’m not going to talk about Christmas.  Christmas is being talked about by far too many people right now anyway. But I feel, because of the holiday and the new year, this strange … Continue reading