Video Wednesday – Star Wars Tidbits

Posted Oct 1 2014 in , , , , , , ,

Since my first novella from the Hot & Nerdy series, Her Best Shot, ¬†released this week, I wanted to choose an appropriate video. Layla is a Star Wars girl and in the third novella, she even uses my favorite Yoda quote: “Do or do not. There is no try.”  

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Video Wednesday – Bechdel Test in Movies

Posted Sep 3 2014 in , , , , ,

The Bechdel Test has basically 3 criteria: 2 women, who have names, have a conversation that isn’t about a man. This video hows some movies that pass the test. Obviously, the test is not proof of quality and in truth, I haven’t seen most of these:     As I said in yesterday’s post, I […]

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My Summer in Numbers

Posted Sep 2 2014 in , , , , , , , , ,

So yesterday was Labor Day, which signaled the end to the summer. I love summer. I always have, but summer is always difficult for me as a writer. The kids are home all day, every day, which means my usual writerly schedule is out the window. Last summer, a couple of writer friends, Erica O’Rourke […]

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Video Wednesday – Inspiration Movie Quotes

Posted Jun 4 2014 in , , , ,

Simple but true words to live by. How could I pass up a video that has both Yoda and Ferris Bueller in it? (Talk about childhood favorites!)    

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Video Wednesday – Best Movie Kisses

Posted Jan 15 2014 in , , , , , ,

Something to Prove releases tomorrow, so I’m still all over the place blogging and interviewing and such. I’ve always said that the kiss is most important, which is why when I write a kiss, I spend some time making it perfect for those particular characters. Here are some of the best movie kisses.  

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Wizard of Oz in Imax 3D

Posted Sep 27 2013 in , , ,

If you’re like me, you grew up ¬†watching The Wizard of Oz on TV once a year. I loved that movie growing up and looked forward to the one night a year when I could stay up late to watch it. It was one of the first movies I bought on VHS for myself when […]

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Plot Driven Drama

Posted Jun 14 2013 in , , , , ,

I’ve probably said a million times on this blog that I’m a character person. Character is what brings me back to a story over and over. Character is what makes me want to watch certain TV shows, even if it’s something outside my normal genres. Character is where I start each of my stories.¬† This […]

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Magic Mike

Posted Jul 3 2012 in , , , , , ,

  Twitter was all abuzz last Friday when this movie opened. To tell the truth, the only reason I knew about the movie was because of Twitter. Over the last few months, many people posted links to trailers. If they hadn’t, I wouldn’t have had a clue because I don’t often get to see grown-up […]

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