Maggie Blackbird

Romancing Canada's Indigenous People

In my last post about heavy metal ballads, I mentioned the song by Disturbed was a cover.  Sometimes  a band does such a great job putting their own stamp on a tune that it blows away the original.  Here are a few of my faves…

Being a total music junkie (yes, look at my blog posts because the majority are devoted to music), I can listen to just about anything, although my preference is metal and hard rock.  Through Sissy, I was introduced to sixties rock, sixties girl groups, and Neil Diamond.  Uh huh, my seventeen-year-old heroine digs Neil.  So …

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When the holidays roll around, it’s movie time for me.  While others watch Christmas classics, I prefer popping something from the past into the DVD player—usually one of my faves I can watch over and over.  This year is no different.  The other night I plunked down in the recliner and watched The Adventures of …

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One perk I love about drafting a novel is figuring out what interests my characters, such as movies, music, clothes, etc. For NaNoWriMo, I’m drafting Always (working title for now). Taking place in the 80s, Lisa is a spunky chickie who is loyal to her girlfriends and all about showing some skin. Her philosophy is: …

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It’s been awhile since I did a music post. So far I covered songs about unrequited love, break-ups, triangles, and cheating. Today, I’ll focus on something more positive. The title says it all. As I did in my previous posts, I won’t go for the obvious. There’ll be no Endless Love, Unchained Melody or anything …

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