It’s strange to think there are people not much younger than me who don’t know what it was like to live in a society that used to be a lot brighter than it is today. Blasts from the past usually involve a big nostalgic sigh. Reading this novel I knew a couple of things, it was… Continue reading Review: R.Dean Johnson’s Californium
I have been writing my novel out of order. There I’ve said it. I have been doing this and have absolutely no regrets. I know the story, where it’s going and how it ends. However, the order in which the succession of events comes to mind I have no control over. What I do have… Continue reading When You Write Out of Order
This book blitz is brought to you by YaReads Blog Tours Title: Enlightenment Series: The Driel Trilogy Author: Liz Keel Publisher: Fire Quill Publishing Release Date: 21st April 2016 ISBN: 9780996974875 ( paperback) 9780994664198 ( e-copy) After losing everything, all seventeen-year-old Thea wanted was to be a normal teenager. Instead, she was attacked by a… Continue reading YA Reads Blog Tour: Liz Keel’s Enlightenment
The newest addition to Emily Giffin’s series of novels about love, heartbreak, and happiness is a story about life and the complex nature we encounter when we lose someone we love too soon. Be ready to laugh, cry, and reflect on your own relationships and the beauty of finding love in the things we… Continue reading Review: Emily Giffin’s First Comes Love
I have a notebook where I keep all the notes for the story I’m writing which is as of now still untitled. Anyways, this notebook has helped me to basically keep it together. From character analysis, backstory, scenes I’m going to write, character profiles, character playlist, outlines, timelines among other types of notes related to… Continue reading A Writer’s Notebook
Many a writer will tell you that they do not outline their novels. That is a lie. From the beginning I have looked up to several writers, but particularly two. One is a fellow young adult writer whom although I don’t know personally, has influenced me to keep going, keep writing. I’ve read her work… Continue reading To Outline or Not To Outline.
Words. Writing words is hard. If it were easy everyone would do it. But then again isn’t that something we can say about many other careers. A writer doesn’t know he or she is a writer until something clicks. Yup, just like that. It clicks and suddenly you realize that you’ve known your entire life… Continue reading Thoughts On Writing