UPDATE - August 3, 2019 Read the whole book! I'm proofreading and editing to start pitching to agents, and need more eyeballs! CLICK HERE for more information . . . No, it's not finished yet. But I am almost done. I'm over 51,000 words at the moment, and happily climbing. THIS IS NOT … Continue reading Angel Down – A Section from My Book, Ms. X
I am the nighttime desk manager at an art school. My exact job description is "Herding Cats." There is not a support staff here at night, so any problems that arise with students or teachers or stalkers or half-naked crazy people screaming in the parking lot, I get to handle by myself. (Yes, the half-naked … Continue reading Work Email
This started out as a Facebook post, but I decided to post it over here instead. So I've just started binge-watching a new show, and I'm obsessed with the theme song. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ledHVF1ZtDI The music for the entire show is spectacular, and it's composed by my favorite Hollywood composer, Bear McCreary. A few years ago, I … Continue reading I Despise Bagpipes
https://youtu.be/rxKDPkYYEV8 Mountain Dew's latest flavor, Mountain DewSA claims it is a mixture of the red, white, and blue sodas: Code Red, Whiteout, and Voltage. Is this truth, or just a marketing ploy? Media Psych Marti decides to answer this question and delve into the world of mad scientist soda mixing. Tune in to … Continue reading Does DewSA Taste like Code Red, Whiteout, and Voltage?
So the other day I decided to launch a video blog. I hope you enjoy it. WARNING!!! SPOILERS!!! If you have not seen Wonder Woman yet, go see it and then watch this blog. THERE ARE MAJOR SPOILERS FOR THIS MOVIE!!! Ok, now that that's out of the way - here you go. The Psychology … Continue reading The Psychology Behind Why We Loved Wonder Woman
I'm sitting in philosophy class. I've been in college long enough to become disenchanted with it. I'm bored with these classes I'm forced to take with professors who aren't interested in me or the topics they're teaching. The instructor walks in the room, stands in front of the classroom and asks, "How do you … Continue reading Black Hole Sun and My Childhood Nightmare
(published in Arctic Tusk, 2017 – literary magazine, Nashville, Tennessee) This is a short story I wrote last night. I'm currently in love with it and wanted to share. I hope you like it. - Marti The Unusual Conclusion of Planetary's End Thursday Night Eric looked over at his wife. She’d just emitted … Continue reading The Unusual Conclusion of Planetary’s End
So this showed up in my Facebook feed this week: So of course I had to post it and see what happened. What happened is I got some random questions, some thoughtful questions, and some rapid-fire funny questions by an inebriated friend of mine. I enjoyed tackling ALL of the questions, and got wordy and storyteller-y … Continue reading Ask Me My Top 5 Anything
I have a thing for threes. How about three things I'm excited for? Aaaaaaand, that does it folks! Completely done with the 30 Day Blogging Challenge! And it only took me . . . uh . . . . well, I had other things happen … Continue reading Day 30 – One thing you’re excited for.
Well I started this eons ago, so I might as well finish it. I only have two days left to go on my 30 day blogging challenge. Today's topic is: The Night of Your 21st Birthday. I'd like to point out this list also states, "If you're not yet 21, the last birthday you … Continue reading Day 29 – The Night of Your 21st Birthday