Finding Your Place to Create

How do you inspire yourself when you create? Are you someone who seeks out inspiration, the right music, the right playlist, the right atmosphere in which to pursue your art? Or do you make your own, where you are, as you are, and create no matter what, no matter where? When I was younger, I had…

Meeting Doctor Who

I had a dear friend visit me this last week. She’s one of my few friends I totally trust with movie and TV suggestions, so I let her show me one of her favorite shows: Doctor Who. Now, to say that Doctor Who is strange doesn’t nearly cover it. (Please bear with me, I’m not a Whovian,…

Getting Ready for Realm Makers

I’ve bought my tickets and registered for a writer’s conference. It’s called Realm Makers. And honestly, I feel like I’m going to the Super Bowl, I’m so excited. Only this is better, because there’s less football, more Star Wars, and the seats will be filled with writers! I first attended Realm Makers with another writer,…

Important Patterns

Repetition creates retention. I had a college professor who lived by that motto. She would talk. All the time. Tell these crazy stories that seemed to have nothing to do with the subject she taught. And she would repeat them each class. Oh. My. Word. I’m sure we all rolled our eyes at some point at…