Apr
19

All's Well That Ends Well... Or Is It?

Unhappy Endings (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story)

I've been thinking about endings for the past month or so.  More specifically, I've been thinking about the types of endings I find most satisfying. I'd always assumed that I liked happy endings best (provided they didn't just fall into the main character's laps, all tied up in a tidy red bow) ...but now I'm not so sure.

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Apr
1

Podcasts: A Caffeine Alternative

1800km & 25hrs of Podcasts

I love long drives.  The mindset for me is similar to that of going on a run with my dog: uninterrupted stretches of time to just let my mind sift through my subconscious' laundry list of ideas while I belt out Sia songs.  Nothing gives me more writing epiphanies and nothing leaves me with more of a determination to actually get on with my writing.

For March Break this year, we decided to head to Niagara Falls which for me, as a solo driver, is about a 3-day drive in each direction. A few days prior to the trip, I'd come across a blog post by Dan Koboldt on Podcasts for SF/F Writers so I decided to change it up a little for this trip and download some episodes for the drive.  

Spoiler Alert: BEST DRIVING IDEA IN A VERY LONG TIME.  :)

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