Author Archives: lydias

How to Survive a Paranormal Storyline

  Congratulations on your new home, job, vacation spot, construction project, antique gift, or other plot device that has invited a restless spirit into your formerly-peaceftul storyline! While most of the characters who take the time to look up what to expect in a haunting are the protagonists, I’d like to give a special shout-out… Read More

Saturday Seven: Library Books I’m Reading

Saturday Seven is hosted by Long and Short Reviews. Based on my mother’s deep love of books, I’m guessing I was a baby the first time she took me to the library. At any rate, I have no memory of life before I knew what a library was or why they’re so special. They always… Read More

Suggestion Saturday: February 3, 2018

Here is this week’s list of blog posts, comic strips, short stories, and other links from my favourite corners of the web. 10 Sure-Fire Ways to Cope with Cabin Fever via ‪ShallRef‬. #9 is my favourite. Feeling Sick and Snotty? I shared something similar from this site about a month ago. This is another funny reminder of… Read More

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Experimenting with Unguided Meditation

Today’s post is going to be a pretty short one. As I’ve mentioned here before, I don’t believe in padding out blog posts to reach a specific word count. Sometimes I need a few hundred words to make my point, and at other times I require 1200 or more of them. Last month I talked… Read More

Saturday Seven: Series That Should Be Turned Into TV Shows

Saturday Seven is hosted by Long and Short Reviews. A friend of mine is absolutely obsessed with Game of Thrones. I’d guess that at least a third of the conversations we have somehow include a reference to this show. Even though I’ve never actually watched Game of Thrones, I’m beginning to understand a lot of… Read More

Suggestion Saturday: January 27, 2018

Here is this week’s list of comic strips, blog posts, etiquette guides, and other links from my favourite corners of the web. ASMR: Did You Feel That Sound? via RavenHeart81. If you haven’t heard of ASMR yet, this is a well-rounded introduction to it. Cold. I adore this. It was the inspiration for the photo in today’s… Read More

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5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Reviewer for Long and Short Reviews

Today’s post is a little off the beaten path when compared to the topics I normally blog about here, but it’s something that I’ve been thinking about discussing with my followers for a while now. First of all, you might be asking yourself what this site is and why I’m telling you about it. Well, Long… Read More