Off Topic

Sometimes when I need a break from writing, I like to post about random stuff!


Next time you’re stuck in traffic…

Where was this guy last time I was stuck in horrendous Auckland traffic??? Definitely good for a smile or two :) Enjoy your weekend!

September 22nd is for hobbits

Today (or yesterday for us folks downunder in New Zealand) is…. HOBBIT DAY. So I’m wishing y’all a very Happy Hobbit Day! In fact, according to Middle Earth News,...

Hypnotized and mesmerized

Hi all, I briefly touched on this in my recent 20 things I learned from RWNZ 2013 post, but I’ve been meaning to write about this topic in more detail. So here goes: (Warning:...

20 Things I Learned from RWNZ 2013: Part 1

The RWNZ 2013 conference is over but the memories will be with us all for many months to come. So I thought I’d share a few things I learned from this year’s fabulous conference....

Chocoholic bookaholics rejoice!

The headline: Chocolate: The Scent That Could Save Struggling Bookstores My reaction: OMG, I HAVE to stop what I’m doing and read this article immediately! The gist of the article: “Researchers...

Jumping the shark!

This afternoon my Twitter feed went crazy with #Sharknado… which turns out to be (I kid you not!) the title of a made-for-TV movie that was screening in the States. All I can...

Saying goodbye to Minna

I haven’t posted in a while. And I missed my fortnightly slot over at Writers Gone Wild this week, too — intentionally, which isn’t like me. But honestly? I just didn’t...

Into Darkness Double Standards?

*Cross-posted from Writers Gone Wild* Hi y’all, Been a while since I posted because honestly, I was social-media-ed out and couldn’t think of anything witty or interesting...