Personal Brand

Read Like a Writer

I recently was asked what it means to read like a writer. This question enticed me to do some digging. Being a book-blogger, how I read a book and how I choose to write about it all depends on how the book speaks to its readers and how I can interpret that into a text… Continue reading Read Like a Writer

Personal Brand

New Year’s Resolutions

Hello Friends! 2018 is going to be my year! How many people have you heard say that already? Well, for me, it’s true. 2017 brought me amazing insight into my career as a writer. I have had this blog up and running since 2013 when I took a digital media class my sophomore year of… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions

Creative Writing

Chapter Excerpt #4, “My Son is Missing”

I found him. Finally, after all this time. I see her, with him, my son. My beautiful boy. He’s gotten so big. He has hair just like his dad, curly and bouncy, blonde with a hint of red. He has such little hands; I see as she takes one in hers, and leads him down… Continue reading Chapter Excerpt #4, “My Son is Missing”

Creative Writing

Chapter Excerpt 3, “My Son is Missing”

“You’ll never get me to tell you where he is.” Finally, I made it. I found him. I know he is here. I know she took him. I always knew. Why would no one help me? He was here, in this house, with this woman. This is where he has been all this time. I… Continue reading Chapter Excerpt 3, “My Son is Missing”

Creative Writing

Book Slideshow

Okay, so my latest assignment in the college journalism class I am taking asked students to create a slideshow of pictures to tell a story that pertains to their blog topic. I created mine that tells the story of books with many differences but shows that all books have one thing in common. Enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHKR_StIQIo

Book Reviews

For the Kids

I recently read the first book to a series I loved reading as a child. Even though the 80 page book was a quick luxury, I don't think I will be continuing the series. If you ever want to relive a story you thought was wonderful in your childhood, remember that you have (or should have) matured… Continue reading For the Kids