I Can’t Social Media: A Writer’s Quandary

Writers are told more and more these days that they should have a strong presence online. They should branch out through any means possible; stamp their name on as many social media websites as they can. However, I have been very remiss in this department. Disgracefully so, I would say. I love writing for my [...]

My Thoughts on “The Haunting of Sunshine Girl”

WARNING: SLIGHT SPOILERS FOR THE BOOK. Keep in mind I have not seen the Youtube web series that this book is based off of. My judgement is based purely on the novel itself. Read synopsis here. Buckle up, guys, this is going to be a long one. My reading of The Haunting of Sunshine Girl [...]

I Can’t Write At Home. The Internet Wants My Soul

Out of curiosity, how many of you guys write from home? Because I can't. I've tried but, for whatever reason, being at home just feeds my addiction to the internet. I boot up my laptop, game face on and notes in my hand, only for my Facebook page to pop up on the screen like- [...]

Nostalgia Goggles: Torchwood

Have you ever looked back on a series you used to love and finally see all the problems it had? Well, recently this happened to me with a little BBC program called Torchwood. When I was in my teens, this show was my jam. It was dark, gritty, and way more mature than Doctor Who. Or...so [...]

Late Night Writing

So...I'm supposed to be working on the third draft of a short story, but here I am. I thought about writing all day at work today, mentally mapping out scenes and constructing dialogue. Then, when I actually got home, all I wanted to do was, well, anything else. My story and I have been acting [...]

Enough With The One-Word Book Titles!

Is anyone else getting tired of one-word book titles? They've exploded in popularity in recent years and seem especially prevalent in YA lit. Particularly with covers that feature attractive female teens wearing extravagant ballgowns and holding their hair up promiscuously. I realize there are many good book titles with a single word or name, but [...]