Literary Karaoke

Favor Vs Trust

I saw this on my FB feed, posted by a friend who often shares various positive affirmations from a number of Christian ministers: The Scripture reference provided is to the … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dear Abby’s Epic Fail

Originally posted on Dances With Fat:
So egregious was this “Dear Abby” column that over 500 readers contacted me to ask me to write about it.  I think it’s a…

August 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Helpful Perspective

I spent a lot of time tonight griping with my friends on social media (and in person) about how disappointed we were in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Critique Group Freebie

In April I participated in the annual A-to-Z Blog Challenge, with “Elements of Critique” as my theme. I wrote from A to Z (plus 3 extra posts) on everything to … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Humble Pie

I am finally sitting down to compile a series of blog posts from April, on critique groups and how to give constructive criticism of other people’s writing. I’m putting all … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Restful Activity

I woke up in the middle of the night while on an alert status for the Air Force, and couldn’t get right back to (much needed) sleep. So if nothing … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Starting an Adventure

After reading through the Rulebook and looking over the pre-made character sheets, I dug into the adventure booklet provided with the new D&D Starter Set. Some background info: I recently … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Not Taking Chances

It’s appropriate that the lead character in Marvel Studios’ newest release is something of a scoundrel and con man. Chris Pratt plays (self-proclaimed) notorious outlaw Star Lord, a.k.a. Peter Jason … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Adventuring and Spellcasting in 5E

Continuing my read-through and thoughts on the D&D Starter Set, this post covers Chapters 3 and 4 (and the appendix) of the Starter Set Rulebook. Chapter 3: Adventuring feels to … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Pre-Made Starter Party

I have a post scheduled with more thoughts on the D&D 5th Edition (nowhere in the materials is it called that) Starter Set Rulebook. But yesterday as I glanced over … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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