Tag Archives: Hamilton

Meta Monday: Scoring Stories

Despite the ongoing political drama, I found lots of things to be happy about this past week. Gaga killed it at the Super Bowl—and I loved the Schuyler Sisters too. And, even though I’m not a fan of either team, … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Goody-Goody Characters Can Work

Goody-goody characters: don’t use them, I’ve been told. For a character to work, they need flaws. But two of my favorite fictional characters have hardly any. And the flaws they do have seem (to me, at least) fairly insignificant in … Continue reading

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Because Hamilton

So instead of finishing up my Saturday Night Special story, I went to see Hamilton! That’s my excuse for delaying yet another week. (I think it’s a damned fine excuse, personally.) And I’ll admit it: posting a short story once … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Who Tells Our Story?

Let me tell you what I wish I’d known When I was young and dreamed of glory You have no control Who lives Who dies Who tells your story ~Lin Manuel Miranda, Hamilton I went to a wake last week … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Keeping Us Young, Scrappy & Hungry

At last year’s Supernatural Convention in New Jersey, Mark Sheppard—all attitude and Crowley voice—used part of his second panel to lecture us on what it means to be an American. He had just gotten his U.S. citizenship. Like, five minutes … Continue reading

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