Category: books

Review: HISTORY IS ALL YOU LEFT ME by Adam Silvera

This book broke me in the best of ways. I can't count how many times this book made me tear up and days after finishing, it still sits with me. Partially, this might be due to HISTORY IS ALL YOU LEFT ME being in many ways a reflection of what I went through when I ...

Accountability Roundup: What I Wrote and Read in August

So, August. The end of summer. The beginning of a new school year and a new semester of my master's degree. And yet, I set out with the ambitious goal of writing 25,000 words this month to bring my current draft of Mental Note to 40,000 words. Here are my stats: Writing: Goal: 800 words a day ...

Gotta read them all: my #ReadThemAllThon TBR pile

Because I'm a giant PokemonGO nerd, I couldn't resist joining this Pokemon-inspired reading challenge. You can find more on what it is and the rules here, but basically you commit to reading 8 books that correspond to the 8 gyms of the Indigo league over three weeks. The #ReadThemAllThon starts today, August 14 and ends ...

Sooo, what are you working on?

Some friends of mine recently tagged me in the 7/7/7 challenge (you go to page 7 of your current manuscript, post 7 lines from it, and tag 7 friends to do the same) and it got me thinking about how important it is to share your work with others. This may be totally obvious, but ...