Category: culture

IMO: 20 Years Later

I feel a silver lining to the COVID experience is it has allowed me to stop the merry-go-round to pause, reflect, and prioritize. This has brought to the surface tapped down memories and feelings and discussions around the table. The not-so-good feelings, the spiders… Continue Reading “IMO: 20 Years Later”

(3) Writing Historical fiction: Jack W. Schwartz, Medicine and Jungle Fauna

Welcome to a monthly post about the research for the third novel. If you are new to my blog, this project is about 20th Century U.S. History featuring underrepresented voices. There are six books in the series moving forward in time by twenty or… Continue Reading “(3) Writing Historical fiction: Jack W. Schwartz, Medicine and Jungle Fauna”

The Irishman vs. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

DID YOU NOTICE THE SIMILARITIES BETWEEN THESE HYPED, EPIC STORIES? *They are both too long. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood runs at 2 hours and 40 minutes whereas The Irishman runs even longer at three and a half hours. Both stories could have… Continue Reading “The Irishman vs. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”