Last Thursday 13 in May

13 “Happy” Songs That Always Get Me Bouncing: 1. Walking on Sunshine – Katrina & the Waves 2. Rock DJ – Robbie Williams 3. Mistaken – Save Ferris 4. Your Horoscope For Today – Weird Al 5. Don’t Worry, Be Happy –...

Break that Block!

Every once in a while, when I’m suffering from ye dreaded block, I pull out my Quotations book and choose several quotes at random. Then I play with the meanings behind those quotes. Can they help me strengthen characterization? Will they create a new scene that...

Back To School

This past week, I got the opportunity to do something I never thought I’d want to do: revisit high school. Now, admittedly, this time I was there as a guest and not as a student. And it wasn’t the high school I attended in my teenaged years. Still, the...

It’s Thursday Thirteen Time!

My Favorite 13 Alcoholic Beverages 1. Razzarita2. Killian’s Irish Red beer3. Black Opal Chardonnay4. Piper Heidsieck Champagne topped with a shot of Chambord5. Bailey’s Chocolate Mint Irish Cream6. Cosmos, baybee!7. Samuel Adams Spring Ale8. Traditional...

My Latest Obsession

I’ve never been a big fan of reality TV, despite writing The Bonds of Matri-money, which is based on a Survivor-style game show. I made an exception for the tryouts of American Idol, and my guilty pleasure, Parental Control on MTV. Enter Shear Genius on Bravo....