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"But like...a classy trainwreck."

When I touched down in Europe in January, I told myself that this was a new chapter in my life. I was hitting the reset button on everything – state of mind, outlook on life, interpersonal relationships…all that good stuff. 896 more words


The Wheel of Archetypes: The Nimble and the Brutish

I’ve been out of commission for a few days due to career concerns, but now I’ve returned with this article about my two favorite (sorry, most despised) combative character archetypes. 1,552 more words


Is my fantasy too European?

When I saw that agents are looking for non-European fantasy, I wondered if my fantasy fit that criteria. So I underwent a process of self-examination and I learned that I DON’T write European fantasy. 582 more words


#870 – The Little Linebacker Book Tour by Stephan Tulloch, Maria Dismondy, and Heather Heyworth

The Little Linebacker: A Story of Determination
Written by Stephan Tulloch and Maria Dismondy
Illustrated by Heather Heyworth
Cardinal Rule Press  6/01/2016
978-0-9848558-4-1… 1,113 more words

Children's Books

21 years and Love

I want to talk about LOVE and the bundle of clichés it brings along.
Love has multiple forms and modes and all the array of emotions it births. 450 more words


Dumplin': Go Big or Go Home

So, Monday was the second day in a row I finished a book in one day. I finished Confessions by James Patterson on Sunday and Dumplin’ on Monday. 276 more words


“It’s The Thought That Counts” NEEDS ACTUAL THOUGHT

We’ve heard the saying…. “There is more joy in giving than in receiving”. If you’re a kid (or when you yourself were a kid) this is utter nonsense, admit it. 781 more words

Life Lessons