Vlogging with Crystal

In preparation for a road trip series, I’m practicing vlogging! I’m cleaning out an old chest, clearing out the clutter, sharing my political and spiritual views, and dropping life bombs.

Get Woke Go Broke is a Stupid Phrase

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Even though my linguist girlfriend would very much like us to pick a new word other than “Woke” the upward trend towards more diversity in our media is here to stay and it’s a GOOD THING. But when movies attempting to ride this train fail what’s the cause? Let’s talk about why Hollywood is stupid.[/vc_column_text][vc_video […]

Happy Follow Friday! Who The Fuck Are You?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Follow Friday’s are a great way to network across social media. But when we’re tagged in those long threads – who the heck are all those other people? In fact, I have 3,800 plus followers on twitter and I only know a handful of you. So. Who the fuck are ya’ll?? Here’s a short video […]

Twitch Clip: Unboxing Funkos, Talking Spirituality, Books & Romance Novels

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A really fun thing about being a streamer is getting to chill with your virtual family. On my most recent stream There was a new chibi (aka funko) unboxing, we talked spirituality, and then I pimped out new books and gave some romance novel recs. Back on Thursday October 10th at 7pm! Join us & […]

#CrystalsScifiSaturday: Beliefs and World-building in Scifi

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s a Real Talk kind of #CrystalsScifiSaturday. For today’s topic I discuss the shift in culture around the importance of how we’re spending our time and how our beliefs in these certain things can play a part in World building. Join the discussion live on twitter every Saturday or comment below![/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/WohdwOiGupE” align=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”violet” style=”shadow” […]

Synarchy Book 3 Scene Share: The Day Her Sister Died..

There’s so much that will be added to this scene! I still don’t have a complete picture of what Dacwen looks like. My goal is to have it be this beautiful blend of technology and nature, science and magic melding together. As I paint the world of Dacwen I want to bring to light in […]

Synarchy Book 3 Scene Share: Consequence of Reincarnation

As an author there are certain little themes that factor into the books I write. One of them is a concept that has always fascinated me (and that I personally believe in) which is reincarnation. The scene I’m sharing today probably won’t make it into the book in it’s current format, I think it’ll get […]

#CrystalsScifiSaturday – How a Planet Got It’s Name

Are you ready?! It’s #CrystalsSciFiSaturday! I want to share a funny story about how a planet in Synarchy Book 3 got it’s name. Watch the video to find out how. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNXoQ4QUqd4&feature=youtu.be Now your turn. Tell the story of how one of your creative projects got its name! Sound off in the comments!

Book Review: Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff 4.5 Demon Goats

Godsgrave is the second book in the Nevernight Chronicles and maaaan it gave me so many feelings! I still have a love hate relationship with the footnotes and there are things that happened in the ending that make me kind of meh, but overall I loved this book and can’t wait for Darkdawn!

#IDreamBig – Set your intentions with me!

Happy Lionsgate Portal! #IDreamBig fam and I want you to dream big with me. In this video I’m going to set my intentions for the next six months, things I want to create and see happen in my life. What do you want? Put it out there because you never know what will happen!