I made a life goals list with 100 items in the early days of this blog. Of course, whenever we make elaborate plans, we know they may be thwarted by plot twists— which is why some of us wouldn’t make a life goals list in the first place! I’ve had
Hey friends! It’s another WIP Wednesday! Sorry I missed last month! For the uninitiated, WIP Wednesday is usually on the first Wednesday of every month, and it’s when I share an excerpt of what I’m working on and invite you to do the same in the comments section.
Revolt Against The New Conformity Let’s talk about how to be outliers (and who knows—maybe start the big cultural movement of the 2020s.) Last week I wrote about The New Conformity—the alarming and depressing sameness of thought and style driven by social media giants and enabled more and more
Social media algorithms, aided by AI, are creating an unprecedented level of groupthink. Well friends, I usually blog about the positive and the practical, but today I’m writing a long post about something I feel very strongly about. You can read about practical and positive reactions to all this in
People have asked me for a list of angry expressions and angry body language ever since I put up my big, general List of Facial Expressions and List of Body Language and Gestures posts…in other words, for years and years! Now that I have my pretty blog theme, it’s a
Gustave Caillebotte was close friends with Monet, Renoir, and other French Impressionist artists. He’s not a household name like they are…and he should be! I spent all Sunday researching Gustave Caillebotte and his family and times for my next novel, and I had to share. His best-known painting is
Infodump (also seen as two words—info dump) is a writing term referring to a big chunk of information delivered to the reader all at once. I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, because there are some easy ways to avoid the infodump!