It's the morning after Christmas and I can't sleep. I'm scrolling through Netflix at one in the morning trying to find something to occupy my time while I wait for the insomnia to release me so I can sleep. I had originally planned on sinking some time into Ink Masters and maybe finishing season 2 … Continue reading Movie Review: Freaks
I had been planning on releasing this post on its actual birthday but I got sick so that didn't work out. I'm still sick, but wanted to write it up anyway. Six years ago, on November 18, 2014, the first draft of #K1Dystopian was finished. It was my first ever NaNoWriMo project, and was 80,674 … Continue reading Happy Sixth Birthday to #K1Dystopian
Richard Armstrong is a demanding and authoritative KDD soldier. He is the oldest of my cast, in his late forties, and often times presents as a mentor in the group and a father figure to Simond. During the Kinder Terrorist War, Armstrong served in the military with Anton Chaevik, Simond's father. When the war came … Continue reading Introduction to Kinders: Meet Armstrong!
Lucy is a bold young woman who tends to take charge in most situations. She is gritty, fearless, and doesn't take crap from anyone, but is also incredibly gentle and supportive towards those she finds worthy. She is not afraid to get her hands dirty and generally believes that the end justifies the means. Lucy … Continue reading Introduction to Kinders: Meet Lucy!
Since it's Halloween, we interrupt your regularly scheduled programming to introduce my story's main antagonist, Lucas! Known for being a tactful and merciless KDD soldier and scientist, Lucas' sole mission is to protect the world and those he cares for from what he perceives to be their biggest threat: Kinders and the dangers they pose … Continue reading Introduction to Kinders: Meet Lucas!
Every story needs a moody cinnamon roll side character. The tortured, cynical, anxious one. Enter Earl! He also may or may not also be my favorite... shhhh don't tell the others.... Earl is a troubled and secretive young man with an abusive past that causes him to fear and avoid others, especially adults and those … Continue reading Introduction to Kinders: Meet Earl!
Welcome to the world of Kinders! The idea for this book first came to me sometime in the last few weeks of October 2014, so it seems fitting to be releasing more details about it now in October nearly six years later. Kinders was my first NaNoWriMo project, and one that I completed in 18 … Continue reading An Introduction to Kinders: Meet Simond!
There are copious amounts of lifestyle and celebrity focused podcasts out there, but it's taken me awhile to find good story driven podcasts. In my opinion, fiction podcasts need to be talked about and created more. They are an incredible subsection of storytelling that go widely ignored by the fiction consuming community. Furthermore, most of … Continue reading Fiction Podcasts
I've been vegan for about three weeks now, and gluten free for over a month. It's been an incredible journey, and I've felt so good. There are some products that have made this experience easier though, so I thought I'd share my findings with you so it will be easier for anyone else who wants … Continue reading My Favorite Vegan Products
Here's how this is going to go down. Once a week I'm going to give you guys some music to listen to. It might be one of my favorites, songs from my childhood, something attached to certain memories, or what I've had on repeat that week. I love music and sharing my favs with people … Continue reading Songs Of The Week