Genta Sebastian’s Award Winning “Riding the Rainbow”

I met Genta Sebastian two years ago via a local writing group, and from the moment I began beta-reading one of her submissions I fell in love with her writing. Since that fateful day we’ve attended WisCon 2014 together as well as worked together (along with six other authors) to publish a short story anthology. Thus it… Read More

“The Truth is Out There” with a Reboot of Inspiration

*spoiler alert* The truth is out there. At least, that’s how I feel about the reboot of the X-Files which I am hoping will live up to the original. The iconic show will begin again on January 24th, 2016 (Den of Geek is continuing to update news). Surprisingly, the directors are recruiting the main actors from… Read More

Through the Looking Glass: A (not so) Warped View of Alice

Warning: *spoilers* ahead! Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has become iconic, whether as an imitation of the original story or new adaptions. Alice has inspired everything from art to movies to games to story spinoffs. The book has given people pause, conjured bizarre thoughts, made us think Lewis Carol was on drugs, and twisted its way into our everyday language.… Read More

Why You Need A Tanya Huff Shelf

There is a Tanya Huff book to fulfill any possible speculative fiction need. She can write in any genre she chooses and does them all well. Missing the first time you ventured into Mercedes Lackey’s Valdemar or Katharine Kerr’s Deverry? The world of Huff’s Quarters series will give you plots, counterplots and magic rooted in… Read More

WoW: New Models, New Theme and New Potential

I was slowly converted into a World of Warcraft (WoW) player by my fiance who has been playing since the game came out in 2004.  When I began, I was enchanted by the numerous race and class options. My very first character was a blood elf rogue named Elliera. I’m a sucker for elves. Due… Read More

Why I Re-Watch Firefly: It’s Shiny

I know it’s out-of-date, I know the show has been finished since before I graduated. But I know, too, the bitterness will never end. So here it is in a neat little package, why I still re-watch Firefly. 1. It’s shiny. 2. Joss Whedon is awesome. 3. Psychopathic, super intelligent, weapon wielding young woman? Um,… Read More