Cruella Is Actually Decent | A Movie Review From a Skeptic

I’ll admit, this movie sort of won me over. Like many people, I’ve been getting a little tired of the constant live-action remakes, because, while some of them have been stunning (Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast come to mind), a lot of them have fallen flat for me (*ahem* Mulan and Aladdin). So, with … More Cruella Is Actually Decent | A Movie Review From a Skeptic

Encouragement for Weary Writers | + The Liebster Award x 2

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

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 … More Author Interview with Amie Woleslagle | Fifteen Blog Tour

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 … More 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 … More Deciding Fictional Characters’ Enneagram Types

Lessons from Aslan on the Past and the Future, and How We Should Think About Them

Hello All! I had the pleasure of doing a blog post swap with my friend Breanne Eckman. She wrote about The Chronicles of Narnia and the biblical truths behind some of Aslan’s words. I highly recommend you explore Breanne’s lovely blog at https://writingflyingfree.wordpress.com/ “But what would have been the good?” Aslan said nothing. “You mean,” … More Lessons from Aslan on the Past and the Future, and How We Should Think About Them

3 Inspiring Biographies that Give More than Just Facts

Hello All! This year, I’ve pushed myself to read more biographies and have been incredibly moved by some of them. It’s inspiring to look deeply into a great man or woman’s life. Perhaps, like me, you want to get more than just the rote, historical facts when you read a biography– you want to understand … More 3 Inspiring Biographies that Give More than Just Facts