Summer thoughts

Summer thoughts

It’s hot and my brain is melted. Too melted for long and coherent blog thoughts so here’s a few random things that have been entertaining me lately. 1. Galaxy Quest. Because Alan Rickman (Seriously, universe, what is with all these famous people deaths?...

Fave things – my blog

Once upon a time, on January 12 2006 a wee unpublished writer started a blog. And for the decade since she has been nattering away on her own little corner of the internet from time to time, talking about life, writing and whatever caught her fancy along the way.   So...

Droid love

So on Saturday I took myself off to see The Force Awakens, feeling, like most people who were fans of the original three and were burned by the second three, somewhat worried about whether it would be good. I’m not going to give anything away other than to say I...
State of the Mel #7

State of the Mel #7

Every so often I do one of these posts, mostly for new followers at various places to catch folks up on who I am, what I do and an update for everyone on what I’m working on. So … Who am I? I’m Melanie Scott (most commonly answering to Mel). I write...
A fitting end

A fitting end

My copy of The Shepherd’s Crown arrived in the mail today. The last Discworld book by Terry Pratchett. It came out last week and I will confess to not waiting for the hard copy version and also buying and reading the ebook on release day so I could read it...
Monday music fix: Music to dance to

Monday music fix: Music to dance to

This song may have been the start of some mayhem at the award dinner after party at the RWA conference on Saturday night. But what happens on the dance floor, stays on the dance floor. But who can resist a song that includes the line “make a dragon want to...

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