Hmm, what's this? A new type of post? As part of my 2020 changes, I've decided to do something I've wanted to do for a long time now. When I typically talk about books, I've only given quick reviews and usually paired certain books together by the month in which I read them. However, ever… Continue reading Fear and Foreboding: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
Well, it's December 31st, and you know what that means. It's Grandpa's birthday! Happy Birthday, Grandpa! Also, it's New Year's Eve. Tomorrow, everyone will be doing their best to stay true to their list of New Year's Resolutions, writing-focused and otherwise. It's no secret that keeping New Year's Resolutions is more difficult than making them.… Continue reading To the New Year, 2020!
NaNoWriMo 2019 was a month full of highs and lows for me. I set the 50k goal for myself, and though I didn't quite make it, I ended up with the beginnings of a story that I'm falling in love with. Whether or not you finished NaNoWriMo, coming out of November after 30 days of… Continue reading So, You Finished NaNo…Now What?
Hi, all! I've put together a list of a few writer's resources here on the ole blog, from the CMOS (Chicago Manual of Style) to helpful and informative reads like Jeff VanderMeer's Wonderbook to wonderful YouTube channels to follow (I especially recommend Jenna Moreci and Overly Sarcastic Productions). Now, I'd like to take a closer… Continue reading Helpful Writing Videos on YouTube
With Thanksgiving only days away and Christmas music already streaming throughout every store, it's just about time for the most festive of book events: Indiecember! If you've never heard of the Indiecember Reading Challenge, it's a fun game to play during the holidays that both introduces readers to new indie authors they might never have… Continue reading Indiecember