How Thor, Forky, and a Murder Book Taught Me Valuable Lessons in Self-Love

The following contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame, but does NOT contain spoilers beyond anything that has already appeared in trailers or publicity for Toy Story 4. Viewer discretion is advised. …sorry, I’ve just always really wanted to say that! It’s been awhile since writing one of these blog posts, because despite knowing what I wanted to say, I didn’t … More How Thor, Forky, and a Murder Book Taught Me Valuable Lessons in Self-Love

Miss Jones and I: How a Rom-Com Sets the Tone for My New Year

I have been struggling for awhile to figure out what would be my first blog of 2018, especially as I proved a complete failure at maintaining a consistent writing schedule in 2017 — my profuse apologies in disappointing my hearty readership of two people! In all sincerity, this blog has, as I’ve stated before, only … More Miss Jones and I: How a Rom-Com Sets the Tone for My New Year

I Wrote a Piece of Fan Fiction for 10 Years and Here’s What Happened…

Fan fiction gets a bad rap, and that’s mostly because of some of the more…strange products that end up on the internet. While we often see cringeworthy, oftentimes hilarious outcomes that freak out celebrities like James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender, or even have entire Twitter accounts devoted to some of the more outlandish musings (and let’s not forget “My Immortal”), … More I Wrote a Piece of Fan Fiction for 10 Years and Here’s What Happened…

Never Trust a “Sold Out” Sign – Two Nights at the Auckland Writers Festival

Yesterday and today, I attended the 15th annual Auckland Writers Festival. Sadly, of the hundreds of lectures, signings, workshops and other events the Festival has going on, I could only attend two of the lectures, thanks in no small part to my student budget and crammed student schedule. But tonight, as I sit here thinking about the … More Never Trust a “Sold Out” Sign – Two Nights at the Auckland Writers Festival