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Note to Self (221) Time to Shine #Maine

My cat missed me for five days. I left her by her herself (mind me, she had plenty of litter, food and water) because I drove to Maine for Easter! First time in lobster land, and I loved it. The drive took seven-eight hours, and yes, it was exhausting, but the trip was worth it.…

Note to Self (212) I Don’t Feel It Anymore

I like this song by William Fitzsimmons. I listen to it all the time when I’m at work. So soothing. I always switch between crazy-hardcore-metal-grunge-techno-music-that-makes-you-deaf-if-you-stand-too-close-to-the-speaker and ultra-soothing-put-me-to-sleep-lullabies because I enjoy my extremes, what else can I say? There’s never a middle ground with me. Like my friend asked me to go for a walk, and…

Note to Self (127) Where Have I Been?

I know, I owe you an explanation. Well, I’ve been busy. Like extremely busy. I finished the third draft of Volume 1 of my trilogy The Manicheans (and it’s not the last draft!!). I also started writing a YA fantasy novella, Death by Chocolate that will be serialized through my publisher Curiosity Quills. We’re looking…

#CQ – Chocolate and Armageddon

This week on Sweet Fantasy Bytes, we’re talking chocolate and end of the world. Chocolate comes from fermented, roasted ground beans of the Theobroma cacao, or cocoa tree, and can be retraced to both Mayan and Aztec royal and religious events. Priests offered cocoa seeds to the gods and presented chocolate drinks during sacred ceremonies.…