My Favourite Things: 2021

For all the time I spent reading, watching, and playing, I have fewer favourites this year than any other. I was actively trying to read less, and I spent more time rereading than I have ever before. Similarly, I saw fewer new movies but rewatched many, many favourites. I’d have played more games but for the factContinue reading “My Favourite Things: 2021”

That’s their story and they’re sticking to it

This post is less a review and more just my thoughts on The Last of Us Part II and will include spoilers for the first game, the second, and for the Mass Effect games. The first time I played Mass Effect 2, I did not have a good time. I remember feeling angry about Shepard’sContinue reading “That’s their story and they’re sticking to it”

I Built the Same House in Valheim and The Sims

Like many players of the early access phenomenon, Valheim, one of my favourite things to do in-game is build stuff. My first house was little more than a barn, but I’d placed it on top of a hill to take advantage of a sweeping view across the meadows to the ocean. Inside, it had aContinue reading “I Built the Same House in Valheim and The Sims”

By the Tropes: Friends to Lovers

When perusing my backlist, I’m always a little surprised by the number of books. I’ve written a lot over the past seven years, and with seeming variety. But when I looked at the tropes, my discoveries weren’t at all shocking. I tend to write certain kinds of stories and I write them a lot. BecauseContinue reading “By the Tropes: Friends to Lovers”