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

Excerpt 5, “My Son is Missing”

I finally got out of that place. It has been way too long. I was released for showing “improvement” and “proving to be stable enough for the community.” Circumstances being I see my doctor 3 times a week and stay away from my ex-husband and his family. That includes my son. Bullshit. I’m going to… Continue reading Excerpt 5, “My Son is Missing”

Creative Writing

Chapter Excerpt #1, “My Son is Missing”

I have started my journey of novel writing. I just started my first year (and first term) of Graduate School, where I will be earning my Masters of Arts in English and Creative Writing. I am thrilled! And I am inspired. I have started writing my first novel. It's working title is "My Son is Missing," and… Continue reading Chapter Excerpt #1, “My Son is Missing”

Book Reviews

Wanna read something different?

  A few months ago I started a book that is way different than what I usually would have picked up. And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini is a book I can't quite explain  what it is about, because I know whatever I say it will not explain the entire plot and all of… Continue reading Wanna read something different?

Book Reviews

He is Quite a Character

I suppose I need to discuss Augustus Waters. I think most of you know who this person is by now.  He is the love story that all of us want to have. He's not cheesy, but romantic. He's dynamic, but simple. All of us fall in love with Augustus right along with Hazel Grace. Photo… Continue reading He is Quite a Character