If Life (Really) Was a Hallmark Movie

If Life (Really) Was a Hallmark Movie

Watching Hallmark movies can be like “chicken soup” for the soul, but what would my life be like if I were really in a Hallmark movie?

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The Planets Align: Revisiting Neptune and Mars

The Planets Align: Revisiting Neptune and Mars

We use summer to binge-watch a TV series—one we’ve never seen or one we want to see again. This year, it was my favorite teenage female sleuth.

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Writing THAT Scene: The Struggles of a “Provincial” Novelist

Writing THAT Scene: The Struggles of a “Provincial” Novelist

I’m at a crucial place in my new novel, and an old challenge is hindering my progress.

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Arriving Late to "The Shack"

Arriving Late to "The Shack"

It was a successful book, then a movie. Both have avid fans and vocal (vicious!) detractors. I finally watched the movie (twice). My “visit” to The Shack gave me plenty to ponder.

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"Truelove" Questions

"Truelove" Questions

Netflix has released a new teen comedy, “Alex Strangelove.” Overall, the film does a good job of tackling the questions, confusion and struggles of confronting sexuality. There are some things I wish it had done…better.

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