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WWW Wednesday- May 11, 2022

I've never done a WWW before so I thought I might give it a go. What are you currently reading? Dead Lake by Darcy Coates. Summary: Sam is excited to spend a week at her uncle's remote lake cabin. It's a chance for her to focus on her art without distractions: no neighbors, no phone,… Continue reading WWW Wednesday- May 11, 2022

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Thoughts on “A Natural History Dragons” by Marie Brennan (Spoiler-Free)

Summary: All the world, from Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, know Isabella, Lady Trent, to be the world's preeminent dragon naturalist. She is the remarkable woman who brought the study of dragons out of the misty shadows of myth and misunderstanding into the clear light of modern science. But before she became the… Continue reading Thoughts on “A Natural History Dragons” by Marie Brennan (Spoiler-Free)

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My TBR For 2022

I failed miserably by not uploading a blog post last week, but I resolve to make up for it with a small one until I'm able to crank out this monster I've been meditating on all weekend. Summary: Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons;… Continue reading My TBR For 2022

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W.I.P Novel Draft 2- Electric Avenue: The Emotional Stakes Are Higher

Writing the first draft for a novel is hard. Writing the second draft is harder. As a notorious quitter with a graveyard of W.I.P.s on her laptop, I was surprised when I actually wound up completing the first draft of my passion project. Considering how often I become overwhelmed by the prospect of cramming all… Continue reading W.I.P Novel Draft 2- Electric Avenue: The Emotional Stakes Are Higher

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Most Writing Advice is Bad

I have had this blog several years and, in the early days of its evolution, I wrote "writing advice." Yes, the girl who had yet to be published or showcase her writing on any sort of platform thought she would grace the world with her wisdom on writing. Since then, however, I've mostly shied away… Continue reading Most Writing Advice is Bad

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Thoughts on “The Haunting of Brynn Wilder” by Wendy Webb

Amazon Summary: After a devastating loss, Brynn Wilder escapes to Wharton, a tourist town on Lake Superior, to reset. Checking into a quaint boardinghouse for the summer, she hopes to put her life into perspective. In her fellow lodgers, she finds a friendly company of strangers: the frail Alice, cared for by a married couple… Continue reading Thoughts on “The Haunting of Brynn Wilder” by Wendy Webb

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Thoughts on “The Maidens” by Alex Michaelides

Amazon Summary: Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike — particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens. Mariana Andros, who was once… Continue reading Thoughts on “The Maidens” by Alex Michaelides

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Words are Wind: A Depressing Update for “The Winds of Winter” by George R. R. Martin

It has been two years since I wrote about The Winds of Winter and its slow progression towards release. I heard some time ago that 2020 was a productive year for Martin, inspiring words considering how long this novel has been in the works. The last installment, A Dance with Dragons, was published in 2011… Continue reading Words are Wind: A Depressing Update for “The Winds of Winter” by George R. R. Martin

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To All the Stories I Loved Before: a Lament About Remakes, Cash-ins, And Reboots

I am.....tired. Fatigued. Weary. I'm tired of stories I care about—stories about friendship, perseverance, love, miracles—being plundered like a bloated corpse on the battlefield. It's no secret among my social circles that I have a vehement hatred against remakes. Most people don't like them, they think they are lazy and pointless, but I have transcended… Continue reading To All the Stories I Loved Before: a Lament About Remakes, Cash-ins, And Reboots