Top 5 Wednesday: Book Theme Songs

As both a writer and a musician, songs and stories are inextricable for me. Lyrics are a fascinating narrative form--Springsteen is like Steinbeck with a guitar--and even the flimsiest dance tune develops a narrative in an author's imagination. I've got whole soundtracks for novels! No room for that today, so here are a few of... Continue Reading →

“The Martian” becomes a movie!

I'd been meaning to post a review of The Martian by Andy Weir for the last few months, but hadn't gotten around to it. Now I get to write something even more fun: a fangirl's thoughts on the movie adaptation! *SQUEAL* Weir's enthralling novel hits the big screen in October, and the trailer looks fantastic. The book's simple premise... Continue Reading →

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