Worldbuilding, Writing

Dinner for One – Germany’s New Year Tradition

On today’s episode of Adventures of La Mari we’re going to talk about one of my favorite German New Year traditions….after a year like 2020, we could use a little comedy. So sit back and relax and let’s talk about Dinner for One. https://youtu.be/duWVOo9gs8Q Interested in more? Subscribe to my newsletter and get the first… Continue reading Dinner for One – Germany’s New Year Tradition

Worldbuilding, Writing

My Favorite Christmas Markets

On today’s episode of Adventures of La Mari we are going to talk about German Christmas markets - reason number 47,589 why I love living in Germany. They were cancelled this year because of the Rona so we’re sad, but I want to talk about my favorite ones in order to reminisce and to send… Continue reading My Favorite Christmas Markets

Worldbuilding, Writing

Lockdown – A Weekend in the Life

Today's episode will be a tad different. I thought I would give you a glimpse behind the curtain of my life as an author and since Germany's going back into Lockdown….I can't do a normal vlog, so I thought I would vlog from home! And yes….I'm not wearing make up…have fun!!!! https://youtu.be/1KMQ9S0Uk5A Interested in more?… Continue reading Lockdown – A Weekend in the Life

Worldbuilding, Writing

Introduction to German Science Fiction

Today we’re going to talk about Perry Rhodan - Germany’s contribution to the literary genre of science fiction. A book series that is included in George Lucas’ list of inspirations for Star Wars! If you’re American like me and a huge fan of science fiction - you’re probably scratching your head and wondering why you… Continue reading Introduction to German Science Fiction

Worldbuilding, Writing

Adapting American Media for German Audiences

On today’s episode of Adventures of La Mari we are going to talk about American film and television and how aspects need to change in order to be relevant to a different audience - in this case, Germans. Obviously not everything translates but today I am going to list some of your favorite American films… Continue reading Adapting American Media for German Audiences