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Random Musings: Role Models

Chatting to one of my high school classes a few weeks ago, somehow (I’m not entirely sure how) the conversation came to a point where I mentioned the character Piper from the TV series… 482 more words


When Original Ideas Aren’t So Original: ‘Snow Like Ashes’.

I’ve seen a lot of hype about this book series recently: Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch. Although, sometimes I find myself wondering: am I the only one that notices the blatant theft on the book’s cover? 552 more words


Life is Eternal.

Life is eternal. It has no beginning and no end. The loving friends we meet on our journey return to us time after time. We never die because we were never really born.

– Gabrielle, Xena: Warrior Princess


The Stories We Tell and Live Into

As a writer who is also a Christian, I find I think about Passover and Easter as being about the Story. We tell the stories of Exodus and the Passion of Christ at this sacred time of year to remind ourselves of who we are. 417 more words


Is This For Your Husband? A Woman's Walk Through a Convention Floor.

One of my favorite past times is attending comic book, pop culture conventions. On average I go to five to six a year. What I love about these gatherings is the mutual love of books, movies, comics, video games, and our most beloved characters. 769 more words


In Which Our Hero Learns Nifty New Pop Culture Slang

I dedicate this post to my sister, Michelle Spilecki, whose birthday it is today.

So over the weekend I learned a catchy new abbreviation and the idea that goes with it: OTP, One True Pairing. 825 more words

Xena Warrior Princess

How Line Lengths and Breaks Might Convey Voice

So the other day, I went back to a poem I had started about Callisto, Xena’s arch-nemesis. This one is about episode 2.7 Intimate Stranger, where Xena and Callisto get their bodies switched by one of the gods, primarily because Lucy Lawless had broken her pelvic bones in a fall from a horse she was practicing stunts on for the Tonight Show. 865 more words