Everyone is always dreaming that they’re somewhere else. Really, it’s no wonder. This world can be cruel and cold, and all of us need an escape sometimes. But the important thing is to remember that this is life, and we all have something we’re called to do. Imagination is a wonderful thing, but it’s also … Continue reading Idle Imaginings — My “Dream Life”
To kick off this year, I'm starting a new story today on my Ko-fi! (If you're one of my email subscribers, I hope you're already excited by the exclusive excerpt you read in the newsletter!) As opposed to most of the stories I've posted on the blog, this story will have multiple chapters that I'll … Continue reading The Chosen Two: A Brand New Story
Have you ever wanted to see an unconventional Christmas story? One that's so distinctly Christmas, and yet different from most of the cheery, simple stories that come around every December? One of my favourite things to do as a writer is to deviate from the audience's expectations. I look at a trope or a genre … Continue reading Unlimited Plum Pudding!!!
Stories nowadays are complicated—and I mean that quite literally. If you think of the Disney movies of old, the ones I grew up with as a 90’s kid, they’re all painfully straightforward. Ariel wants to become human, she makes a deal with a sea witch, she and Eric fall in love, said sea witch pops … Continue reading Luca: A True Disney/Pixar Movie
You've just completed the most beautiful thing you've ever written in your life. You're so proud of this accomplishment, this work of art that poured out of you beginning with just a single idea. You go to post/submit it, when suddenly it hits you: You don't have a title!! The horror! You suddenly feel cold … Continue reading What’s in a Name?