Author Archives: dorothyemry

Long Time, No Post

Forgive me, Word Press. It has been 2 years since my last post. Life happens, time passes, and some things must fall to the wayside. My tale of woe? In brief: My mom passed away. Then my dog died. (Yes, … Continue reading

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Supernatural: Angels, Demons, and the temptation to be human

Just a quick note after watching tonight’s episode of Supernatural… Yep. ***SPOILERS*** so if you haven’t watched it yet don’t read farther. At the end of last season Castiel became human. Tonight in “Heaven Can’t Wait” we saw that Crowley … Continue reading

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LOTR MOOC: better late than not at all

Due to circumstances beyond my control (c’est la vie), I have been forced to take a few weeks of vacation. This does not mean I have 14 days I can devote to sitting in the grass under a large tree … Continue reading

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Well. That Didn’t Work Out…

In my last post on January 1, 2012, I said I’d take a the year and read through the works of Shakespeare. All of them. Starting with one I hadn’t read before: King John. Sounded like a good plan. Definitely … Continue reading

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The Bard and the bridge of the Enterprise (or Why a Scifi Nerd Loves Shakespeare)

Yesterday I announced my New Year’s resolution to read the complete works of Shakespeare in 2012. Two points to clear up about that: what Shakespeare has to do with my science/science fiction/fantasy nerdiness and the story of what lead to … Continue reading

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Blame it on Charlie Rose: A nerd’s 2012 Shakespeare resolution

So, I’ve been pondering New Year’s resolutions and decided what one of them will be: to read the complete works of Shakespeare. Why? Blame it on Charlie Rose, the hero of my better self, who with his passion, gentle humor … Continue reading

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Zombies & Supernatural: When Spooky Seeps Into Your Psyche

So…maybe I’ve been working a bit too long on writing zombie stories. And much too into Supernatural. I just saw an ad for a restaurant—a photo of barbeque ribs—and the first thought that came to mind was: Ew. Look at … Continue reading

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Nerdist.com Writers Panel 8 Podcast: #1 on my list

Okay. So, I’m late in talking about Nerdist.com and in listening to the podcast Nerdist Writers Panel #8 from June 12, 2011. (Been slaving away at finishing up my zombie novel, so not much free time.) But now that I’ve … Continue reading

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Knights of Badassdom…Needest us this?

Oh yes, dost we ever. Steve Zahn (Treme), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Summer Glau (our Firefly connection), and Danny Pudi (Abed on Community and a Chicago native), among others, all in a very silly movie where LARPing meets supernatural … Continue reading

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Nerd Writes on Twitter

Spent part of the long weekend starting a new Twitter account (how many is this that I have now? too many? not possible! well…maybe) just for Nerd Writes. Why? Well… I have another relatively new Twitter account for my purely … Continue reading

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