A good book is like a sandwich. It is made up of many different components. The combinations of such components are practically limitless, but the important thing is that, whatever the combination, the components work together to make a nutritious, well rounded meal. While

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5 Of the Worst Book to Movie Adapations

Any devout book-loving-movie-watching individual knows that thrill of terrible excitement evoked by the words “THEY’RE MAKING A MOVIE.” Joyous discovery! Such possibilities! Such anticipation to see this well loved story brought to the screen! How could you go wrong with such a wonderful story? Ha. As if anyone ever asked THAT question. The truth is, […]

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Children of the Screen Part 1

Kids are cute. Some children are exceptionally cute. Some, not so much (my sister says baby Hiccup in “How to Train Your Dragon 2” looks like an ugly loaf of bread with eyes). Personally I prefer the cute ones, but maybe that’s just me. I think I’ll get really organized and divide this post into […]

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10 Brilliant Books

Books are glorious. Wonderful, brilliant, doorways into other worlds. Other lives. Other minds. There is nothing quite like the effects of reading a well written book. I am terrible at making decisions and awful at picking favorites, so I would like to remind you that these are SOME of my favorites. I don’t actually just […]

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The Writing Process

Writing is one of the most difficult and dangerous pass times in the universe. No, you do not risk being eaten or stabbed or drowned or smashed by a piano (unless, of course, you do your writing in a place where you are susceptible to such fates), but the writer daily endures unspeakable agony and […]

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7 Actresses

Sometimes I wish I could watch movies like a normal person. Well- Actually I don’t. I’m not sure why I just said that. Being an actor myself I can sometimes be overly critical of the acting of others. A bad actor can spoil a movie for me. On the other hand, a good actor can […]

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