What I’m Reading October 2018

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson is a short novel that has stuck with me since I finished it. Here is the delightful opening paragraph. “My name is Mary Katherine Blackwood. I am eighteen years old, and I live with my sister Constance. I have often thought that with any luck at all…

What I’m Loving Lately – October 2018

The Art of the Score Podcast Anyone I’ve seen lately who’s expressed even a passing interest in movie music will have had my iPhone shoved into their faces to show them how they can find the Art of the Score podcast. What is it about? To quote their website: “Art of the Score is the podcast…

A Reflection on Surprise! – 10 Years Later

The official release date was 1st October 2008. I forgot – I thought it was the 2nd. Today. Happy double-digit birthday, my first book baby. * This year has been one of big shifts and transitions. I talk about a few of them in the last episode of my podcast and I’ve sorta-kinda avoided thinking too…