Word Count Goals

I see tweets all the time about writing goals. Goals are good. Goals help motivate. But I've never been good at them. Deadlines help but I still struggle to meet them. A friend of mine gave me a deadline for two weeks and I think I emailed her the finished project about a month later. Word [...]

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- [...]

Sucking (Writing) a Little Every Day

Stop me if you've heard this before: "You must write every day!" I hear it every time I read an author interview, when I read a book on writing, or when watching a Youtube video featuring a prominent writing figure. No exceptions! You have to write at least a little bit every day. I'm trying [...]

My Thoughts On “Uprooted”By Naomi Novik Becoming a Movie

WARNING: THIS POST WILL CONTAIN SPOILERS FOR THE NOVEL "UPROOTED." IF YOU HAVE NOT READ THIS BOOK AND WISH TO DO SO, DO NOT CONTINUE READING THIS POST.   So after finally finishing Naomi Novik's excellent fantasy novel, Uprooted, I decided to do more research on her via her website. I was thrilled to discover [...]

Thoughts on “My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry”

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE ENTIRE NOVEL. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED Synopsis can be found here. Positives:  It has a unique premise. There aren't enough stories about grandparents and their grandchildren. I think this is a shame since they often share such a strong bond and I, personally, have nothing but love for mine. I love [...]