I’ve got to start this post by apologizing. Yes, I am sorry, because I am completely guilty of only doing book reviews for books that I actually like (so far). Maybe next week I will do a book that is in my trash pile. Sadly, a lot of YA novels that have come out recently … More Book Review Sunday! The Black Magician Trilogy
You get to school an hour early so you can bang out some pages before class You don’t sing in the shower – you make dialogue for your characters and act it out ctrl-z is your best friend You clearly remember what book first inspired you to start writing You can’t sleep because you’ve … More You Know You’re a Writer When…..
I use music a lot. As an avid cellist (I’ve been playing since the 3rd grade), I feel a certain connection to music. Emotionally, music has guided me through a lot of hardships in my life, and I owe a lot to my cello and the many teachers that have helped me along my path … More Using Music to Influence your Writing
This seems like a silly post, but I really want to point out the authors and their books that have been the most inspirational to me and my writing. I feel like a list of ten authors is very limiting, but I will make do. 1)F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby 2)Tamora Pierce – … More Inspirational Authors
I almost feel bad. I’ve been reviewing books with primarily female heroines. While the Green Rider and Noble Dead series have excellent male leads with plenty of backstory, they are both told from a female perspective (primarily). The same can be said of Poison Princess, the first in the latest series from romantic novelist Kresley … More Book Review Sunday – Poison Princess
A good book is like the Tardis- its bigger on the inside.
I have the best pets. Call me a crazy cat lady, but I love these guys! Seriously though. Cutest furbabies ever.
I decided to do one of my all-time favorite books for the review this Sunday – Helen of Troy by Margaret George. And I must say, this novel is absolutely brilliant. Unlike many Helen of Troy books, George starts from the very beginning and goes all the way to the very end. And while this … More Book Review Sunday! Helen of Troy!
Sometimes you need a break in a beautiful place to figure things out. Spending some quality time with Hercules during my spring break. And let me tell you, this break was much needed. I have exiled myself to Anchorage, Alaska for my mini-vacation. Recuperating from school, work, and writing by spending time with old friends … More For the love of a break
I have a dream. A dream of readers falling in love with my book. I don’t need a lot of people to love it, just some. I want them to fall in love with my characters as I have, to beg for the next book with absolute longing. I want people to create fandoms over … More I have a dream