Monthly Archives: May 2012

When You Hate What You’ve Written

An interview question I frequently use is “Do you ever go through a stage where you hate what you’ve written?” I’m going through one of those stages now, regarding my Marie Antionette story What Would Have Been. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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Teamwork

When I was little, I wanted to be either a writer or an architect. But I thought what I should be was… A garbageman. You see, I was a very conscientious child. I knew that the nice people in a team or group … Continue reading

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Interview with Betsy Dornbusch

In 2012 Betsy Dornbusch launched her urban fantasy series, Sentinel, with Archive of Fire, featuring demidemons rebelling against the demon king Asmodai. She also writes a space operotica series Salt Road Saga, the first of which is Lost Prince. Her … Continue reading

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Free At Last!

Thank God Almighty, I’m Free At Last! Yesterday was my first free Tuesday in months. I’m done teaching for the semester, and probably won’t teach again until next Spring. I like that schedule… it keeps my hand in the professional … Continue reading

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SciFi Q of the Day: Channel the Genre Trope

SciFi Question of the Day: If you were in an Indiana Jones or Tombraider type scenario, faced with a long mysterious hallway you must traverse to get to the treasure, and the instructions on your treasure map said “Channel the … Continue reading

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Interview With Michael R Underwood

Michael R. Underwood grew up devouring stories in all forms to learn and prepare for a career as an author. He holds a B.A. in Creative Mythology and East Asian Studies from Indiana University and an M.A. in Folklore Studies … Continue reading

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Done for the Semester

Hallelujah! I’ve turned in the final grades for my class, which means I am done for the semester! I love teaching. I’ve missed it in the 4 1/2 years since my baby was born. If you can’t tell from the … Continue reading

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SciFi Q of the Day: Junkyard Wars

SciFi Question of the Day: You’re putting together your team for Junkyard Wars. You get 1 Mythbuster, 1 Superhero, 1 Facebook Friend, and 1 Starfleet officer. Who’s on your team? Facebook Answers:   Tyler Gurdak Grant. Tony Stark. Troy Mills. Geordi LaForge. … Continue reading

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