When You Cosplay From Your Soul – AKA Realm Makers Costume Decision Angst!

EEEEEP.  I am beyond excited to go to the Realm Makers conference for the first time this year!! Along with all the awesome lectures and learning experiences, Realm Makers also has a costume banquet (and a Nerf War!!).  I am seriously counting down the days. But the costume banquet means…deciding on someone to be for the […]

The Simmering Mind’s Awesomest (a.k.a. Very First) Giveaway Ever!!

YAY!!!  Here it is, my surprise!  I’m SO excited to finally bring this giveaway to you! Awhile back my Facebook page reached 150 followers.  I’m continually amazed by the wonderful people who enjoy my posts (both here and on the page) and leave their comments in discussions, making this corner of the internet a fun […]

What God and Geeks Have in Common

As a writer, I sometimes fall into “geek-out mode” about my own book.  As in, “it rivals the geekery I had about Lord of the Rings during my teenage years.”  That kind of geek mode. I think about it all day.  My characters are constantly on my mind.  I am going squeeee! over random details that nobody […]