Falling Out of Love with a Story- An #Authors #Insights into the #Challenges of #Writing — Word Mongery and Musings

I fell out of love with my own story…But something had happened that encouraged me not only to finish but to push my book to be more substantive than what I’d planned when I’d first set out. Falling Out of Love with a Story- An #Authors #Insights into the #Challenges of #Writing — Word Mongery and … More Falling Out of Love with a Story- An #Authors #Insights into the #Challenges of #Writing — Word Mongery and Musings

Ingrained

This morning I saw a video that brought back a memory for me. The incident in the video occurred a few days ago and is described here. In it, a white lady in a nice middle-class suburban neighborhood is calling the police on he black neighbors while continuing to argue with them. According to the … More Ingrained

Hope the Little Fox

I am pleased to report the arrival of my second (self-)published novel: Hope the Little Fox! Here’s a blurb: Hope is a wild and carefree child growing up in a remote cottage near the coast. Hope’s high-born mother worries her unruly daughter will never become a proper lady living out in the wilderness, while her … More Hope the Little Fox

2020 Oscars: Reactions and Final Thoughts

I’ve spent the past month trying to watch as many of this yea’rs Oscar nominees as possible, and to review them as I went. Here’s yesterday’s pre-awards-show wrap-up, complete with individual links to all 14 reviews: https://helgawithouttheh.com/2020/02/10/2020-oscars-overall-thoughts-and-predictions/ I didn’t get to do as much overall analysis and predicting as I’d hoped because I ran out … More 2020 Oscars: Reactions and Final Thoughts

2020 Oscar Reviews: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Each year for the past few years, I have attempted to watch as many of that year’s Oscar nominees as possible before the awards are presented. It’s just a little personal challenge for fun, and I’ve had varying degrees of success in both seeing the films, and making predictions (ok that’s stretching the truth- my … More 2020 Oscar Reviews: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood