(This post is long overdue. I’m trying to enjoy summer as much as I can. Though I think my outdoor fun is starting to wrap up with case numbers rising across the country. But now I have some time to finally write this.) It’s difficult trying to recall everything I accomplished last month. I had […]Read More A Writer’s Journal: July ’21
I’m surprised by how quickly I hit a reading slump this year. I think the ‘Winter Blues’ hit harder than normal given the general unease of this year. I had high hopes for this month in terms of reading goals, but that fizzled pretty quickly. Thankfully I read SOMETHING this month and most of the […]Read More February Reads
I managed to accomplish some things in February. I wrote a short story for an anthology, submitted said short story and started another short story for another anthology. I started drafting my novella and I have three volunteers willing to beta read my draft and offer feedback. I’m also brainstorming (aka daydreaming about) an idea for a novel inspired by games like Harvest Moon and Stardew Valley.Read More A Writer’s Journal: Feb. ’21
I started thinking about the purpose of books. Should they be just another form of entertainment? Or should all books have a deeper meaning? Should they leave us with a new way of looking at the world and make us want to change the things around us? And if some books are meant to entertain […]Read More Entertainment Vs. Enlightenment
Hm…what’s this? A package? Wait! It’s a package for me! Oh yeah! It’s strange, but I LOVE getting mail, especially mail where I have no clue what’s inside. That’s why I’m excited to take this package to my room and unwrap all the goodies inside. Let me give you some context about this package: I […]Read More Unpacking BookRiot’s 2nd YA Quarterly Box!