• Announcements,  DIY (Do It Yourself),  Facts of Life,  Fun

    Get Yer Mini Makeover On

    My HVAC unit, which had been dying for nearly two years, finally played out earlier this month. So whilst I was melting (in nearly 90 degree indoor weather) and waiting for a tech to come over and tell me it had finally died and then waiting some more for another tech to come over and fix it (same day THANK GOD), I sludged over to the old blog did a bit ‘o remodeling! Can ya tell? Can ya, huh? Fine. I’ll tell you. πŸ™‚ Firstly, I did an overhaul on all the fonts. Not a drastic change, but I was ready to look at something else. Secondly, I’ve replaced the…

  • Facts of Life,  Fun,  Ideas,  Inspiration,  Work-In-Progress

    Dance of the Setting Fairy

    Not too long ago I posted about real life settings versus fictional settings. I’m on a real life setting kick right now. πŸ™‚ In “Legion” we’re in pseudo-present day Asheville, North Carolina. I love Asheville. So, it’s not surprisingly (to myself) that we find ourselves in NC once more inΒ “The Puppet Box” – this time in Winston-Salem on their very own Wake Forest University campus. Outside of mentioning a couple of real places around campus and their real mascot, everything else is made up. For example, I have a “Sorority Row” and a “Fraternity Row.” There is no such thing on that campus. ^_^ Now, I didn’t set out to…

  • Happy Dance,  Ideas,  Inspiration,  Work-In-Progress,  Writing Journey

    Dance of the Queue Fairy

    So, I mentioned last week, I think, how I’ve already picked out the story to follow “The Puppet Box.” If you happened to stroll through the sidebar or the Writing Projects Garden, you will have seen it already, one working title “Winter’s Siren” aka “Songbird.” πŸ˜€ Yeah, I know, after all the hoop-la I spit about picking a next idea super early, I’ve gone and done it again. Well, if I don’t write this story I’ll die!! (Disclaimer: Krystal Jane is just being dramatic.)Β  Given how long it takes some of my ideas to grow into something writeable, I figured, why not force all super shiny ideas to the back…