National Novel Writing Month – NaNoWriMo

A friend clued me in to this “contest” and I think it’s a really neat idea. Next month is the National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo, which is described as a “fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing” where anyone can participate with the goal of completing a 50,000 word novel written between November 1 and […]

Movie Review of Where The Wild Things Are

Let the wild rumpus start! Based on the initial reviews of Where The Wild Things Are, I decided to see this movie. I left the movie theater with mixed feelings. Spike Jonze did an excellent job of visually creating Max’s imaginary world and the wild things from Maurice Sendak‘s childhood classic. I’m not sure my […]

New Moon – Jacob & the Wolf Pack

Hello hotness! Team Jacob away! I am actually excited to see this movie next month. In previous New Moon reviews, I’ve made my opinion about Edward, played by actor Robert Pattinson, pretty clear. I know I’m probably in the minority but he’s just not a good actor, even though yes, I agree that he’s cute […]

Teen Fiction For Dummies?

This is the question on my mind this week. I grew up in a time where I read at least 5-10 books a week, not because I didn’t enjoy watching TV (although with just three channels back then instead of 300, I admit that that played a part in my foray into literary escapism). I […]

Vampire Diaries CW TV Show – Episode 6 “Lost Girls”

Well, well, well. Houston we have lift off. I know I am a couple days late, but what a great episode! Love the angst between Elena and Stefan, and Damon just gets better and better. His “devil-may-care” attitude makes me laugh, and you just have to love his dry sense of humor – “I’m getting […]

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