We’re In the Good Ol’ Days

Yep. Once again, we’ve watched Little Shop of Horrors. He hasn’t been feeling well lately, poor teeny dude, so we’ve just been snuggling and watching Audrey II sing about being hungry—and you’d better feed her, because she sure gets cranky when you don’t… that’s what it’s all about, right? It’s a perfectly fine movie for small children to watch. I was totally obsessed with it … Continue reading We’re In the Good Ol’ Days

It May Take a Few Meltdowns, but You’ll Get There!

At LEAST two meltdowns… at *least*… I’ve just emerged from my 4th or 5th 😆 You know, I always get so sad when I see people start up on chasing their dreams, only to let them fade away. I think, “What are you doing?? How can you let this happen?? Just go for it!!” …But then I remember how incredibly *hard* the chase is. It’s … Continue reading It May Take a Few Meltdowns, but You’ll Get There!

What I Learned About Avoiding Bad Dialogue

One of my worst—*very* worst—fears as a writer, is to write bad dialogue. It started when I was a kid and heard my mom talking about a book series she was reading. She said the story was wonderful and inspiring, but the dialogue was so bad that it totally ruined it. She eventually quit reading the series. Then—oh then!—I saw the Star Wars prequels… I’ve … Continue reading What I Learned About Avoiding Bad Dialogue