Posts Categorized: Blogging Challenges

“Murdered by pirates is good.”

“Oh better far to live and die under the brave black flag I fly, than play a sanctimonious part with a pirate head and a pirate heart!” When I was little, my favorite thing in the world to do was play “make believe” with my cousins. There were 8 of us girls within 4 years… Read more »


I know, I know, I was supposed to write about outlines today. I’ll post about that some other time. I’d rather talk about a really fun movie we got to go see a few weeks ago. I had sort of seen this title and my brain just passed it by. It wasn’t something I knew… Read more »


If you’re just joining us, this is day 14 of the A-Z Blogging Challenge, in which nearly 2000 bloggers are blogging every day in April (except Sundays) with each day’s post revolving in some way around the corresponding letter of the alphabet. We hit the halfway mark yesterday! So today’s post here at my blog… Read more »


I tend to like tropes. There’s nothing wrong with a well-written trope, especially if the author gives it a unique twist. Tropes, used well, are not the same as cliches, which are things that have become so overused they have lost their meaning. A trope, on the other hand, is a convention or a device… Read more »