How-to

How to make rainy days the best (so you forget it’s a rainy day)

So it's pouring outside. The amount of water falling from the sky today could probably, solve the water crisis in California. I was supposed to go running, work on the garden, and get brunch with my girlfriends. Well, that's a bust. But all hope is not lost!! Here's how I turned my grey, soggy, Sunday… Continue reading How to make rainy days the best (so you forget it’s a rainy day)

Book Reviews

Review: the Millenium Trilogy

After I read a book that leaves me satisfied, I feel the urge to analyze it, review it, and often, make myself end up hating it. When you’re on a beach somewhere, flipping open the first book on your reading list, or at a table trying to read your book as an excuse not to… Continue reading Review: the Millenium Trilogy

Food and Diet · Vegetarian

Old-style hot chocolate

This is my own personal hot chocolate recipe, that is in my opinion the best. Instant hot chocolate is good, but can never quite compare to the real thing. The recipe can be found at the bottom of the post. Ingredients: serves 2-3 500 mL milk 8 oz. dark chocolate (high quality) 1/4 cup sugar… Continue reading Old-style hot chocolate

Food and Diet · Vegetarian

Goat Cheese Grilled Sandwich

This is a recipe I came up with on the stop when I was about 10 or 12. My dad had told me to make a good sandwich for my mom (they both worked very hard), so I set about working on a creation. Turns out, it was pretty good. It's vegetarian, but not vegan.… Continue reading Goat Cheese Grilled Sandwich

Book Reviews

Book review for Anita Blake Series

Anita Blake Series first book: Guilty Pleasures (1993) Most recent book: the series is still not over, even twenty years later Author: Laurell K Hamilton  (LKH) Main characters: Anita Blake (protagonist), Jean Claude (vampire boyfriend), Nathaniel (were-leopard boyfriend), Micah (were-leopard boyfriend),  Richard (werewolf boyfriend), and so on and so forth... Rating: 1/5 stars. No, let's… Continue reading Book review for Anita Blake Series

How To Write

Creating non-human sentient species

Good day to all, In this post I'm going to talk about non-humans in sci-fi, fantasy, and supernatural fiction. More specifically, making new species. The recipe for making an alien used to be: take a human, make his eyes weird, change his skin colour, and give him tentacles. Voila, a ready to made alien. Just… Continue reading Creating non-human sentient species

How To Write

The Ending

Hola amigos, So why do we read fiction? What compels us to pick up a book and read it, to drag cash out of our thinning wallet so that we can smell the newly-bought pages as we shove our noses in them? Experience. That's why. We want to experience life from the perspective of a… Continue reading The Ending