TV

Characters Who Inspire Me: Kira Nerys

Kira Nerys, the fiery officer from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, is one of the my favorite characters of all time. I think it's because she has so much going on -- so many interesting contradictions within herself, which actually fit together to create someone totally unique and realistic. We're all just a big old bag… Continue reading Characters Who Inspire Me: Kira Nerys

writing

My Biggest Worldbuilding Inspirations

Like a lot of writers, I draw inspiration from many of my favorite creative works. Since I'm currently writing a science fiction novel, some of my biggest sources of inspiration are other science fiction works -- but not always books. Anything with great worldbuilding is a candidate. The smallest detail can spark a new idea. It's never… Continue reading My Biggest Worldbuilding Inspirations

Books, Games, TV

Three Women Characters Who Inspire Me

Since this is the last day of Women’s History Month, I spent a little time thinking about my favorite female characters from sci-fi and fantasy. While I could unleash a pretty long list, here I just want to share three characters who really inspire me. They're the kinds of characters I want to create in my… Continue reading Three Women Characters Who Inspire Me