Flash Fiction Friday: Butterfly Man

On a Wednesday morning in Hap's Diner, two men -- one Black, the other British --  sat at a table across from each other and brainstormed super hero names and catchphrases. Though to many passersby, the catchphrases didn't sound too heroic or masculine in the slightest. "What about diaphanous?" asked the British man, sipping his coffee with [...]

Fiction Wednesday: Saga, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughn

Saga, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan My rating: 5 of 5 stars In-Your-Face Mature Sci-Fi Fantasy Saga, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by the amazing Fiona Staples, is the first sci-fi fantasy graphic novel I've ever encountered. This is rather unfortunate, because now I'm going to have incredibly high standards of every [...]

Monday Musings: Process Over Product

I am a recovering perfectionist. I have incredibly high standards when it comes to creating art for myself and critiquing the art of others. I don't admit it often, but it's true. I don't mean to be a nitpicker, but I am. Yet with each passing day, I am learning how to throw these standards off and watch [...]