Category: What I’m reading

How Great Science Fiction Works

Continuing my blogs about summer reading, I had the pleasure of listening to one of the Great Courses offered on Audible, How Great Science Fiction Works by Professor Gary K. Wolfe. From the title, I went into this thinking it would be more about writing—putting it all together to make it work. Turns out this…


Manipulating the Reader: Louise Penny and Inspector Gamache

Sometimes you come across books that are really good but something about them drives you seriously crazy. I began my summer with such a book, and then went on to the next in the series, and the next, and now I’m six books into a great series that does, indeed, drive me crazy. I love…


Two Girls, One Octagon

I haven’t always been a fan of MMA; my interest has grown from my days of playing Street Fighter 2. That interest has continued to grow but never have I been as excited for a fight as I was last night for the Rousey/Holms match of UFC 193. It was the first time I shelled…


My Love of the Audiobook

My dream is to one day have my own kick-ass audiobook. There’s something about the medium of the audiobook that I’m utterly fascinated with. With the right interpretation, an audiobook takes on a life beyond the mere written page. Of course, this also means that the results can sometimes be nothing short of disastrous, but…