Hello, dear readers, I’m currently mourning the death of summer. If you’re wondering, I’m still in the denial phase. How on earth can August be over already? We’re heading into cooler temperatures, auburn leaves, and drawing nearer to the dreaded w*nter. As lovely as autumn is, I will miss the sunshine and cicadas. I had … More August Wrap-Up | Finished Drafts and Favorite Podcasts
Hello, dear readers, These past two weeks have been exciting for me– I finished the first draft of The Fury of the Stars! To be frank, it’s messy and well under my original word count goal. Yet, when I compare it to my previous projects, the prose and the pacing are better by leaps and … More Encouragement for Weary Writers | + The Liebster Award x 2
Hello, dear readers! Another year has come and gone. 2020 held a lot of surprises for me– some were unpleasant, but quite a few were also huge answers to prayer. Often, they were a mixture of both. I sold my horse, but the new owners are people we know, and they’re showering him with loving … More My Top 10 Reads of 2020
Hello, dear readers! Is anyone else surprised that Christmas is just around the corner? Many of the people who I’ve talked to are scrambling to finish Christmas shopping and preparations, because– with all the craziness this year has brought– the holidays have crept up on us. Hence the reason that a number of the gift … More 30 Bookish Gift Ideas That Are Perfect For This Christmas
Hello, dear readers, Today, I’m stepping away from my usual type of posts to do something a little different and incredibly fun. Blue at A Blonde, A Book, And A Blanket nominated me for the Outstanding Blogger Award in her post here. Thank you so much, Blue! I truly appreciate it! The rules are: Provide … More The Outstanding Blogger Award!
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 … More Author Interview with Amie Woleslagle | Fifteen Blog Tour
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 … More Deciding Fictional Characters’ Enneagram Types
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 … More 5 Books that Prove Classics are Anything But Boring