Book Review: A Blade So Black
A Blade so Black is my new favorite Wonderland story! Instead of simply regurgitating a version of Lewis Carroll’s tale or taking elements of it and twisting them into something far more gruesome, it’s more of a “what happened way later” type of story blended with what I’ve come to think of as classic YA…Read More
IWSG Blog Hop: Creative Outlets
The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. December’s Question is: Besides writing what other creative outlets do you have? Other than writing, photography has been my most consistent creative outlet. I loved taking pictures even when all I had was…Read More
Micro Fiction: Are We Like the Phoenix?
Are We Like the Phoenix? “This little venture of yours has got out of hand.” Gracen sat next to the ships wooden helm even though they weren’t steering. “That doesn’t mean I can stop.” Lisbeth removed her burnt goggles and brushed pieces of ash off of her leather pants. Gracen closed brown their eyes and…Read More
Book Review: The Seeds of Dissolution.
In The Seeds of Dissolution William C. Tracy does a fantastic job weaving the Dissolution universe together. Every little detail of the world the story took place in was so real and flushed out that it felt like it could be coexisting with reality right now. The diversity of species and their genders was my…Read More
A Reflection on My Reaction to My First Negative Review
Note: As you read this post, you may notice I’m vague about the content of the review. You could probably go on Goodreads and figure out what I’m referring to, but I don’t want this to be seen as a response or rebuttal to the review. My goal is to capture my thought process as…Read More
Book Review: The Year of the Knife
A few months ago, Meerkat Press had giveaway running: sign up for their newsletter and get a free ebook. I signed up and got a copy of The Year of the Knife It sat on my kindle for a while, on my growing list of things to read. After a big stretch of reading YA,…Read More
Guest Post: The Meowditor-In-Chief
Check out my guest post on Katzenworld about how Goose helps me write! Source: Guest Post: The Meowditor-In-ChiefRead More
Book Review: The Winter of the Witch
The worst thing about The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden is that it means the series is over. I could read another trilogy about Vasya and Morozko even though this book clearly wraps up the conflicts that began in the Bear and the Nightingale. Now, before I wind up spoiling something, I’ll get…Read More
Awards Eligiblity Post 2018
Writing Questions: The Good, The Bad, and The Awkward.
The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. January 2: What are your favorite and least favorite questions people ask you about your writing? The Good: I love answering questions about writing and publishing. How did you decide to write…Read More