Author Archives: Sarah Beach

About Sarah Beach

Now residing in Southern California, I was born in Michigan and moved to Texas when 16. After getting my Masters degree in English, I moved to Hollywood, because of the high demand for Medievalists (NOT!). I love writing all sorts of things, and occasionally also create some artwork.

Saturday at San Diego Comic Con 2017

Once again, my budget limited my ability to attend the San Diego Comic Con. Since I couldn’t afford lodgings in San Diego, it was going to have to be a single day trip. That meant rising early and making the … Continue reading

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The Adventure of the Ice Cream Filled Doughnut

Yesterday, on Facebook, someone posted a link to an article about a dessert confection – ice cream filled doughnuts. When I followed up on the article, I learned that the emporium that provided the delectations was actually located in west … Continue reading

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Stepping Out on Patreon

The internet has given rise to several different methods for creative people to crowdfund their projects. Kickstarter, for instance, lets a person or team fund a specific project, giving supporters special benefits as the specific financial goals are met. But … Continue reading

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Cosplay at Phoenix Comicon 2017

I’m not great at remembering to take pictures of the cosplayers at conventions. But I did remember to catch a few while in Phoenix. The first one was the one that really reminded me to get out the camera. I’d … Continue reading

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Adventures at Phoenix Comicon 2017

The last weekend of May this year, I made a trip over to Phoenix, thanks to the generosity of a couple of friends there. They had offered to put me up for the duration of the Phoenix Comicon, and paid … Continue reading

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The Sugar Documentary

During the early part of 2016, I worked on a script for a company documentary in India. A client hired me to create a script for Dwarikesh Sugar in Uttar Pradesh in northern India. The project interested me beyond “just … Continue reading

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Presenting Dr. Barbara Harrington

On Tuesday evening, I drove out to Azusa Pacific University for a reception to celebrate a new-made Ph.D. My friend Barbara Nicolosi Harrington had been working on her dissertation in creative writing for the last couple of years. She’s been … Continue reading

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Taking Notice of Spring

I haven’t been very good about taking pictures of the world around me, at least not the last couple of years. When I was in Oregon, of course, the scenery was more remarkable to me. Back here in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Rewriting Shakespeare

In 2011 I wrote¬†some verses¬†in response to a review of Orson Scott Card’s book Hamlet’s Father. Card’s revisionist presentation of the Prince of Denmark isn’t quite the traditional sort of Bowdlerization that takes out “offensive” material. In many ways, Card’s … Continue reading

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Challenging Yourself as a Writer

One of the things I’ve discovered as I’ve gone along, training and pushing myself as a writer, is that the best work is done when I have to push myself. If a project intimidates me a little bit, I have … Continue reading

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