As I read the last page of the Tales from a Shadowhunter Academy, I had many mixed emotions inside of me. Not to spoil the ending, but it was a warm, uneasy, and melancholy feeling all at once. Typical Cassandra Clare book, right? I also finished the book at the typical time: about one-thirty in … Continue reading The worst and best night
As writers, we daydream so much. This is great for creative stories, because we got the best imagination in the land. From those daydreams, we can make castles, magical creatures, and narratives no one’s ever heard of. We can create more than any non-creative person ever think of before. But you know what comes from … Continue reading Crazy writer’s daydream
As writers, we don't hear what we need to hear as often as we should. So, I shall tell you. It's amazing that you have an idea for a story. You sat down to write today? Great job! You wrote down a beautiful sentence? You go you! Wrote a paragraph? Fantastic! Wrote a page? Awesome! Wrote … Continue reading Every writer needs this
Before I write anything else, I want to thank JadeLM for being an incredible blogger and for nominating me for this award. (This award is one of my best birthday gifts yet.) Jade writes everything from book reviews to writing advice to short stories and more. Everything on her blog is great. You can check it … Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award!
8:00am: I understand why almost no one begins a book with the character waking up. They'd all start the same way: dread. There's nothing compelling that makes me want to get out of bed this early unless it’s a holiday. 9:15am: I've woken up enough, but the words in my head are still confused. I'll … Continue reading Writing is a rollercoaster