Books

Gift Giving Guide: Science Fiction Books for the Special People in Your Life

As an avid reader and writer, there's no gift quite so precious to me as a book. My best friend and I spent years exchanging books as birthday and holiday presents, often with a little inscription inside stating why we picked it out for the other person. Last Christmas, my husband deviated from his normal… Continue reading Gift Giving Guide: Science Fiction Books for the Special People in Your Life

writing

NaNoWriMo: 5 Tips to Make It to 50,000 Words

Some of you may know that I participate in NaNoWriMo every year -- a month-long test of writing endurance. It stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it happens every November. The fun of it is the camaraderie of writing your ass off with thousands of other storytellers around the world, who treat November with… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: 5 Tips to Make It to 50,000 Words

Games

My Favorite Games This Year (So Far)

Now that The Game Awards has announced its nominees, it's that most wonderful time of the year to share our favorite games of 2019. As usual, I'm behind schedule and still playing about a bazillion games at once. But despite my backlog and not having all the endings tied up yet, I'd like to share… Continue reading My Favorite Games This Year (So Far)