Julie On MIDNIGHT SUN and Your Attitude

TODAY’S BREW: Hot coffee that will add to my Sweat Level: Midnight By Julie  I go off on this tangent pretty often, but it’s all about timing, so here we are. Enjoy my ranting list of things I’d like to shout from my roof if the sun weren’t so scorchingly evil. IF YOU THINK I’MContinue reading “Julie On MIDNIGHT SUN and Your Attitude”

Julie Writes a Death Waiver

Today’s Brew: Coffee beans crushed into a fine dust and put into a wind machine that I stand in the center of. By Julie  Like many, I’m increasingly slack-jawed at the “options” we have about going back to school. I am not irritated at the lack of solid information we’ve been given because NOBODY KNOWS. They don’tContinue reading “Julie Writes a Death Waiver”

Harassment in SFF, My Long-Awaited Opinion

TODAY’S BREW: Whatever came out of my red coffee can By Julie  I’m not one that goes to every con that comes my way. They’re expensive, they’re crowded, they’re hot, bright, and loud which are my Kryptonites. Cons where I’d be working to get my name out there, to make connections in the industry, toContinue reading “Harassment in SFF, My Long-Awaited Opinion”

Not Just Essential, But Preferred

TODAY’S BREW: Carrot Cake blend from Bones Coffee. Get it. By Julie  Social Distancing Captain’s Log, day 748 Sometimes I’m the social distancing captain. I mean, I’m ALWAYS socially distancing, mask, 6 feet, essentials only, to work and home, hand washing, an actual pandemic kit in my car. But it’s the nitty gritty of theContinue reading “Not Just Essential, But Preferred”

Meltdown at 6pm

TODAY’S BREW: Xanax By Julie  Wow, pandemic, right? What’s your average day looking like right now? Because let me tell you. I don’t know what to tell you. I get up feeling pretty good! About 6:30 I wake up, alarm doesn’t go off until 7. I enjoy my coffee alone and sometimes attempt to write,Continue reading “Meltdown at 6pm”

Sneak-Teach! I Gift You a Lesson Plan

TODAY’S BREW: My daily ration of Cinnamon Hazelnut By Julie  So any of us with kids are homeschool teachers now, right? Pandemic Parenting Class is not a real thing, and schools are doing their best to give us a lot of resources to teach at home–but weeding through them all takes about six hours perContinue reading “Sneak-Teach! I Gift You a Lesson Plan”

Document Your Stories With Me

TODAY’S BREW: COVID-free Caffeine By Julie  It’s a beautiful, slightly snowy morning to be quarantined! Checking in: How ARE you guys? For real, tell me. I have to thank Princess Chuck Wendig for asking the public every day, how ARE you guys?  It makes me think of how I actually am, and to listen to howContinue reading “Document Your Stories With Me”

EIGHT BOOK GIVEAWAY

TODAY’S BREW: This new Pink Velvet Mocha at Dunkins that I would slay someone for By Julie  HI GUYS! I bring you the opportunity to win EIGHT DAMN BOOKS right now. An Inked Entertainment…uh…entertainment package brought to you by my fellow book babe, Carrie Harris in celebration of her selling 8 goddamn books in oneContinue reading “EIGHT BOOK GIVEAWAY”

Time’s A-changin’! Sucky Seasonal Affective Disorder and My Kid

TODAY’S BREW: Cinnamon Hazelnut by New England Coffee which actually tastes like both cinnamon AND hazelnut. By Julie  Time’s are a-changin’! In this house that means shortly, Seasonal Affective Disorder will back right the fuck off. For those of you who don’t know, my youngest little guy, Sam: has Bipolar Disorder and OCD. Super funContinue reading “Time’s A-changin’! Sucky Seasonal Affective Disorder and My Kid”

Exploration of Insanity, i.e. my week

TODAY’S BREW: Cinnamon Hazelnut New England Coffee, courtesy of Walmart. By Julie  For retrospective humor and gaping mouths I shall recount my week in bullet points: TUESDAY am offered two jobs through Freelancer that sounded completely legit, complete with interviews, offer letters, no info requested that I felt uncomfortable with, job duties listed, details ofContinue reading “Exploration of Insanity, i.e. my week”