Book That Made An Impact On Me

Some books leave a mark on you. Some of them make you fall in love with the act of reading. Some make you want to be as great a writer as the author. I have books in my life that have made an impact for different reasons. “Memoirs of a Geisha” by Arthur Golden was [...]

January Book Haul

This month's bookish purchases. "The Emotional Thesaurus" "The Poetry of Emily Dickinson" "The Poems of John Keats" "Wild Embers" by Nikita Gill "I am Mercy" by Mandi Lynn "Essence" by Mandi Lynn "Turtles All The Way Down" by John Green "Looking For Alaska" by John Green "Everything Everything" by Nicola Yoon Please check out this [...]

Christmas Gifts For Myself | December Book Haul

Ahoy-hoy Everybody! I bought myself some Christmas presents this month, and thought I'd do a book haul. Firstly I have "Spanish in 3 Months" by Cisneros Isabel. In my WIP "Brittany & Charli" there is a Spanish class they attend.  I thought learning the language might take away impostor syndrome. Better than using Google Translate. [...]

How to Write the 2nd Draft | Prepping & Annotating Your Manuscript

Ahoy-hoy Everybody! The YouTube link here. I've been hard at work reading through my manuscript. I have a notebook full of notes, and I can see the completion of my second draft in my sights. I thought it might be a good opportunity to share my methods. Hopefully you are able to take something helpful [...]