Wattpad Spotlight: The Clown Game

Book promotion! “The Clown Game” by DriveInHorrorshow Okay so clowns creep me the heck out and this book drove that fear in even more. Creepy clowns, a game you can’t win, and your life (or at least body bits) at stake… Ugh, my mouth went dry just talking about it. But check it out if…

Medical Bullshit on TV: The Vampire Diaries (Part 4)

Featuring: The Vampire Diaries (no spoilers) Series 6 Episode 12 Elena Gilbert is doing CPR on someone who’s having a heart attack. The cardiac monitor is on, doing that annoying ‘beeping per pulse’ thing rapidly — which doesn’t happen in a real hospital, by the way. The monitors do not beep per pulse. That would…

Indie Spotlight: Agents of the Third Party: Blackmail: The Beginning

Indie author promotion! Agents of the Third Party: BlackMail: The Beginning by Arthur David Mystery, thriller, crime, action, adventure — all rolled into one exciting read! The Third Party is a secret organization dedicated to moving humanity towards a future of peace and prosperity. A future where hunger, poverty, and war no longer exist. An…

All About Writing: Fantasy Politics

Politics and fantasy might seem a peculiar combination. After all, one associates politics with real world conflicts, uncertainties, impending war, back-handed dealings, and lots and lots of unsavoury mud-slinging by politicians all around the world. Whatever does it have to do with the world of magic, elves, and spells? (Warning, may contain small spoilers) If…

Indie Spotlight: Princess of Undersea

Indie author promotion! Princess of Undersea: A Timeless Tale by Leslie Conzatti Are you a fan of fairytale retellings? Do you love Little Mermaid? Check out this thrilling retelling of love and hardship. Two kingdoms—one towering over the water, the other deep beneath the waves—balance on the edge of calamity. King Theodore of Overcliff withers…

Medical Bullshit on TV: The Vampire Diaries (Part 3)

Featuring: The Vampire Diaries (no spoilers) Season 6 episode 6 Did the doctor just… do chest compressions… on someone who is BREATHING and TALKING to her?!?! By the way, in real life CPR, please keep your arms straight and shoulders-elbows-hands-dead person’s sternum in alignment when doing compressions. Bent elbows don’t do squat. Got any TV…

Wattpad Spotlight: Reasons To Live

Book promotion! “Reasons to Live” by Nyhterides Check out this lovely collection of short stories of hope, love, lost, and bitter-sweetness. They’re short but gripping and keep you turning the page for more. This collection of short stories tells of life, pain, suffering, and sometimes even happiness. I hope you will enjoy. Are you a follower…

Film Review: Annabelle

I confess, dolls scare the freaking Jesus out of me. I don’t know if it’s some hidden childhood trauma of being eaten by a porcelain doll when I was a foetus or having my mind curdled by a clown at my twelfth birthday (neither of which happened, by the way), the glass doll eyes that…

Completing Rune Mage and Camp NaNoWriMo July 2017

Guess what guess what?? *screams* July camp NaNoWriMo is done! And also, Rune Mage is also done at 198k words and 100 chapters! My gosh, when I first started writing this in November 2016 as my NaNoWriMo project, I didn’t anticipate it to be this long. I was aiming for 100-120k and then kinda overshot. Oops. Rune Mage has…

Meet My Villain #3 (Rise of the Vengeful Dragon)

This post is about one of the villains in my fantasy novel Rise of the Vengeful Dragon, which is free to read on Wattpad. As with all “Meet My Character” blog posts, this contains **SPOILERS**.