Quick NaNoWriMo Update

Remember last month when I told you about my epic quest to write a 50,000 word novel during November, as part of NaNoWriMo? Well, I tried. Super hard. But Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu came out in the middle of November, and that distracted me for a week. Plus, Thanksgiving. And frankly, writing ain't easy. The …

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Watercolor Cookie Decorating

If you're looking for a fun holiday crafting idea that you can EAT afterwards, then you should really try Watercolor Cookie Decorating. I recently took a CraftJam.co class on this subject with Carney and we had a blast! Our class was taught by Minnie Lane and she was so great, teaching us watercolor techniques and …

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Frickin’ Flickr

Since the inception of this website, the Glux Blog has been a supporter of Flickr and relied on it's photo hosting services to share graphics from all of my video games. In fact, you may have noticed the Flickr Photostream widget that has ALWAYS been on the side of my blog. https://flic.kr/p/5Pgqis Originally, I was …

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October is NaNoWriMo Prep Month!

Hahaha maybe not officially, but October is NaNoWriMo Prep Month for me this year! For those who aren't familiar, "NaNoWriMo" is short for National Novel Writing Month, which is celebrated during the month of November. Many writers aspire to complete this challenge... but few actually finish it. In several past years I've wanted to do …

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The Planet of the Fitness

Even nerds should work out. I don't care what shape you're in, staying active is important. I have a chronic spinal injury and for years I was full of excuses and didn't join a gym. But this year I finally was peer pressured into joining Planet Fitness by my awesome colleagues who encouraged me to …

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Gamer Survey Says…

Remember Myspace, when we would copy and paste surveys and questionnaires about our personal lives, write in our answers, then tag our friends to do the same? I always enjoyed that. Am I the only one? Nah, I don't think so. Recently one of the WordPress blogs that I follow on my Reader posted a …

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Happy Book Lovers Day!

Calling all bookworms! Bust out your bookmarks, because it's #BookLoversDay! I just finished reading The Player of Games last week, as you may have read in my latest book report, so I don't have a full book review for you today, but I will share what's on my reading horizons! In honor of today, let's start …

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