I have a confession to make: I’m a planner…well sort of…I use a planner a lot. I probably started using since high school ‘officially’ although I remember writing things down in a plain notebook long before then. Keeping track of important dates, appointments, things that need to be done doesn’t excite me as much as … More Bookish Finds: PlotYourWork
Every time I read anything by Karina I always set a couple of hours to dive into the world she creates for her characters. In My Life In Shambles we meet Valerie who has been laid off from her job, and is convinced that she must try to just live … More Review: My Life in Shambles – Karina Halle
Today is the last day of Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019, and although this is the end of one writing month it doesn’t mean this is the end of your writing journey. I wrote a post for the NaNo blog particularly for this reason. Check out my post by clicking on the image which will take … More The Heart of Your Story is You
Do word counts matter? I’ve been going back and forth on this because one I think it’s important to keep a steady work flow everyday so that it builds up and doesn’t cause as much stress. This is where word counts and writing ‘every day’ come into the picture. BUT I’m also a firm believer … More Word count will you meet me halfway?
😍 I had so much fun reading STRIPPED by Zoey Castile. 😍Let’s start with our characters Robyn Flores, teacher who’s still trying to figure it all out and Zac Fallon who’s a male stripper. They live in the same building and of course first encounters are hilarious. This is my first Zoey Castile … More Review: Stripped by Zoey Castile
So this is my 2nd month receiving Marginsbox and I am in love. Marginsbox is a bookish subscription box that features Black, Indigenous, and person of color (BIPOC) Young Adult authors and artists. You guys, this is THE box that celebrates diversity in every single way. The box includes a newly released YA book along … More Bookish Finds: Marginsbox
GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW: Silvia Moreno-Garcia is an author I admire for her genre-bending stories. Her writing style immediately pulls you into the story and gradually lets you live inside it. It was so refreshing to read, the story is set in 1920s Mexico. It’s a fun, and engaging read, the mix of … More Review: Gods Of Jade And Shadow By Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Summer is here!! I hope everyone is finding a nice sunny place to spend these next couple of months. One thing that I look forward to during this season is the warm afternoons filled with the dwindling noise of the city. I like to wait until it quiets down turns into a serene breezy twilight. … More What are you writing this summer?
It starts with an excuse. You wait, and it grows into several more. Until you’re ‘okay’ with not getting back to your story or that particular project and so you carry on. It’s not writer’s block. You’re sure because the ideas are there, you’re writing other things, maybe even some notes on the world you … More Giving yourself permission to write
It’s been a while since I last wrote about craft. Mmmm too long. So today I’m going to share a little about what I’ve been up to lately. I’ve started to work on a new work in progress (wip), my main project, which is still my main project and is not forgotten as this … More To Structure or not to structure