Now that television season is upon us, I have a confession to make. There are really only two shows that I will drop everything for. The first is Mad Men, a brilliantly-written, impeccably-acted character drama that wows me week after week. The second—::pauses and waits for the backlash::—is Make It or Break It. Yes, [...]
This was me in high school. I was hopelessly lame and painfully insecure, and I wore a lot of flannel. No one paid me much attention at all outside of my small circle of friends.
I was so ready to graduate high school and leave it all behind me. I went to a [...]
It’s time for another beta round robin! Who’s excited?? Sweet, me too! This time, the lovely Alicia offered up her page for comments. Here’s her original. 20 Years Ago
Ianos studied the chimera pride that roamed the foothills outside Timmons for months in search of the runt. With a [...]
Today’s topic is … drumroll please … Crap, the phone’s ringing. Hang on, BRB.
“Hello, Meredith, this is the universe calling.”
“Ummm … hi. What can I do for you?”
“I just wanted to let you know that today’s RTW topic is a gift from me. YWIA.”
“Sweet! What is it?”
From WebMD:* Overview and Facts
Mommy brain (n.) — State of perplexity, bewilderment or confusion; direct result of having a child tumble forth out of one’s uterus Writer brain (n.) — State of perplexity, bewilderment or confusion; direct result of having hundreds of character names, plot points and lines of dialogue bouncing around [...]
Last night I discovered the awesomeness that is Wordle. It’s a site that allows you to paste in a bunch of text from any source, and it creates a word cloud based on your text. You can personalize your Wordle by choosing from any number of fonts, layouts and color schemes. For writers, the [...]