The Pressure of Perfectionism

As you might recall from my list of goals to achieve in 2019, one of my plans for the year was to finish edits on the current draft of Guises to Keep. And as you may have seen in my June Check-In a few weeks ago, I am way behind where I wanted to be […]

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Is Said Really Dead? | Adding My Voice To The Great Dialogue Tag Debate

We’ve all heard the old adage, “Said is dead.” It’s fair to say this has become something of a great debate among writers, right up there with Oxford Comma usage. Some people will tell you Said is the only dialogue tag to use, while others advise against using it and provide substitutes like shouted, explained, […]

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It All Comes Down To This | How Telltale’s “The Walking Dead” Failed In Its Final Moments

It’s the end of an era. After four seasons, Telltale’s The Walking Dead series has reached its conclusion. Well, Telltale and later Skybound Games following the sudden dissolution of Telltale Games. The episodic game first debuted in 2012 and though it does take place in The Walking Dead universe established by the graphic novels, it is a separate canon […]

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