Revisions, Revisions

Sorry about the delays.  Holidays and bad colds, you know. Anyway, I’m in the throes of final revisions on A Vintage Heart in Hollywood.  I’ve actually been thinking of changing the title to A Vintage Nanny in Hollywood, just because I noticed Harlequin likes to stick the Romance genre tropes right in the title whenever…

Wartime Farm at Christmas

The Wartime Farm is a historical reality show, but the participants are historians.  It’s one of my favorites, because it demonstrates how people lived.  There’s a lot more to history than dates and famous names, you know. The group got together for a Christmas special and I like it especially, because it demonstrates the essentials…

Recovering…

…from Thanksgiving Day.  It was wonderful, but the way.  Don’t do Black Friday.  I hate shopping anyway. The thing to know today is that Christmas is next! Unless you celebrate other holidays before then, like Hanukkah or St. Nicholas Day.  The final chapter of my Free Serial Short Story will be up tomorrow after Twitter…

‘Yesterday’s Enterprise’ Star Trek Next Gen

I’m working on the rules for my own Time Travel story, so I’m watching and reading a lot of other Time Travel stories.  That includes Star Trek.  In fact, almost all of my favorite episodes are Time Travel ones. After watching ‘Yesterday’s Enterprise’ a bazillion times, I think what really bumps it over similar tales…

Star Trek ‘The Cloud Minders’

Like The Twilight Zone, the original Star Trek was limited by the technology, the time, and budget of the day.  I happen to think that it’s often the constraints on a storyteller which leads to great stories.  She’s forced to stretch her imagination. I urge you to watch the episode ‘The Cloud Minders.’  Besides the…