Which Came First, the Ant or the Bug?

You remember back toward the end of the century it seemed all the movie companies were copying each other? It was Dante’s Peak vs. Volcano, Armageddon vs. Deep Impact,and perhaps the biggest showdown of all was DreamWorks’ Antz vs. Disney/Pixar’s A Bug’s Life. I don’t know the story behind what went on with the volcano and the astroid movies (although I can say that Armageddon isContinue reading “Which Came First, the Ant or the Bug?”

And the Best Mexican Movie Ever Is…

In honor of Cinco De Mayo (my third favorite holiday), and as a huge fan of Steve Martin and Martin Short, I’d like to pay homage to a Mexican/American classic, The Three Amigos. Enjoy and celebrate with all the burritos, tacos, and queso you can stuff your cara with! De nada. Oh, and join my new author Facebook page for muchasContinue reading “And the Best Mexican Movie Ever Is…”

What I Learned From Michael Scott

With Christmas being over and taxes coming up, I figured it was time for a laugh. Sarabeth and I are currently watching The Office literally for the 4th or 5th time. Saturdays are our most stressful day of the week, so that’s the night we turn on the next episode and let go of all our worriesContinue reading “What I Learned From Michael Scott”

Finally! The Real Truth About Queries

  Query. It’s the big F-word in the writer’s vocabulary. It’s the ultimate eye-roll in the agent’s life. Queries. They’re like taxes. A seemingly giant waste of time, but completely necessary to keep the world going round. Writers don’t like queries because they take away from valuable writing time and it’s basically an email (orContinue reading “Finally! The Real Truth About Queries”

Book Rec: Looking for Calvin and Hobbes

There are very few people who do not have fond memories of reading the morning paper with a cup of coffee or a bowl of cereal, and the first thing they flipped to was the funny pages. Not for Peanuts or Garfield, but to read more adventures of a boy and his stuffed tiger. In these strips, youContinue reading “Book Rec: Looking for Calvin and Hobbes”