Author Interview with Amie Woleslagle | Fifteen Blog Tour

Hello dear readers! I'm so excited to share today's post with you. It's full of poetry, flowers, hope in the midst of mental illness and struggle, and to top it all off, an interview with an author I know. Amie Woleslagle is releasing Fifteen, a poetry compilation, and I'm thrilled to be a part of … Continue reading Author Interview with Amie Woleslagle | Fifteen Blog Tour

Mirrored Beauty: A Flash Fiction | Inktober is Hijacked by Writers

Hello, dear readers, I know what you're thinking-- Isn't Inktober for artists? Well, yes, you're correct. However, several writers realized the prompts could also work wonderfully for inspiring flash fiction pieces. I'm the first to admit that although I enjoy dabbling in art, I prioritize writing far more, so I'd much rather sit down to … Continue reading Mirrored Beauty: A Flash Fiction | Inktober is Hijacked by Writers

3 Elements that Make a Story’s Ending Satisfying | The Dark Knight Rises

Hello, dear readers, Endings: the bane of any writer's existence. Not only do they have the pressure of tying up countless threads elegantly and satisfyingly, they can also make or break a story. This is why I find conclusions daunting to write. But when all the right notes are hit, and the final chord strikes … Continue reading 3 Elements that Make a Story’s Ending Satisfying | The Dark Knight Rises

Deciding Fictional Characters’ Enneagram Types

Hello, dear readers! Sorry for missing last week's post. Life has been a little crazy. However, I had a bunch of fun with today's post-- going through the Enneagram personality types and choosing a character for each one. So long as they're taken with a grain of salt, I find the Enneagram helpful for understanding … Continue reading Deciding Fictional Characters’ Enneagram Types

5 Books that Prove Classics are Anything But Boring

Hello, dear readers! What's your first thought when you hear "classic books?" I think of leatherbound tomes thick with that lovely old-book-smell (a scent which seriously deserves its own name). I feel a spark of curiosity because, even though it's a bit daunting, there's an irresistible wisdom in many of the classics I've encountered. I … Continue reading 5 Books that Prove Classics are Anything But Boring

Whimsy, Longing, and Shards of Light | Dust Book Review

Hello, dear readers! I have a confession to make: I have never read Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie. Even worse, I don't think I've ever seen the Disney movie. *Cue collective gasp.* Though you're all probably questioning my childhood right now, I did recently read Dust by Kara Swanson, a magical Peter Pan retelling/sequel that … Continue reading Whimsy, Longing, and Shards of Light | Dust Book Review