Rey

This absolutely contains some spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. If you haven’t seen it, you probably want to abandon ship. In things that will surprise no one, I really loved Rey. Based on early trailers and still photos, I suspected I would, but yes, I super-adore her. What…

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No Fairy Tales

Fair warning: this contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. If you haven’t seen the film, you read at your own risk. She was a princess, but this was never a fairy tale. She was a princess, but she was always something more than that. A rebel, a revolutionary,…

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December Books

It was not a specific resolution to write about the books I was reading throughout the year — but I kept up with it the entire year, so hooray me! In December, I’ve been a little attention-challenged when it comes to books — no fault of the books. Just me…

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Dear Mr. Abrams

Dear Mr. Abrams, I’ve followed your work for a long time now — Alias most especially, but I even remember Forever Young (and my mom loved Felicity) — but am not sure I know you well enough to call you J.J. In any case, I was excited when I heard…

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November Books

I kind of hit a wall at the end of October, where I wanted to slow down — so much writing! So much reading! I wanted a big, slow (for me) read, something I could sink into and stay with for a while. Turns out, Hild by Nicola Griffith is…

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Just One

Just One

It’s the time of the season, when we’re supposed to shout to the rooftops about the splendid fictions we have published this past year. When we’re supposed to vault ourselves into your hearts and into the ballot box for Major Awards (yes, I would love a leg lamp, thank you),…

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Na-Nope

Na-Nope

I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year. The reasons are many. I’m finishing up Folley & Mallory #4, which is turning out so great; I’m starting work on a new project, which is either Folley #1 (ahahaa whoops things I never planned on) or Fates, or some combination thereof; I’ve, dare…

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Octobler Books

Octobler is coming to a close, gracious sakes. It’s probably tied with July for my favorite month, really. November is also pretty great, and I’ve got some spooky things yet to read in that month — but let’s see what I conquered in Octobler: Picking up where I ended in…

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