I Love Fanfiction

Call me a nerd, but I love it. I love to read fanfiction, and, on occasion, I write it. So, what the heck is fanfiction? Just what it sounds like: it’s fans borrowing characters from TV shows, movies, and books, and playing with them for a little while. The characters’ “real” stories spark creativity in […]

Weekend Wordsmith

Frodo: I can’t do this, Sam. Sam: I know. It’s all wrong. By rights we shouldn’t even be here. But we are. It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger, they were. And sometimes you didn’t want to know the end. Because how could the […]

I Need a New Toy

Ok, I don’t need one, but I’ve definitely got the itch for one, and the kid in me is yelling: “I have a birthday coming up!” Shortly after Christmas last year, I “discovered” that I could read Kindle books through an app on my Droid phone. I’d only had the phone for about 4 months […]