Writing Posts

So You Didn’t Make It Into Pitch Wars

If you are a part of or follow the writing community on Twitter--especially if you follow writing contests hosted on Twitter--then you know that today, August 24th, is a pretty big day. It's the day Pitch Wars mentors announce who they've chosen as their mentees. I was one of the hopefuls this year. That status… Continue reading So You Didn’t Make It Into Pitch Wars

Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday: Heart on Fire

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine where we readers salivate over the books we wish were on our bookshelves yesterday. This week’s victim: Heart on Fire by Amanda Bouchet Publication Date: January 2018 Piatkus Who is Catalia Fisa? With the help of pivotal figures from her past, Cat begins to understand the root of her… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: Heart on Fire

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Characters I Want As Classmates

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish where a different theme is posted each week and book bloggers respond. This week’s theme is: Back To School Freebie, where it's a bit more opened ended, as long as you tie your list into a school theme in some fashion.… Continue reading Top Ten Characters I Want As Classmates

Writing Posts

Musings over “Ama Te Ipsum”

I had a very different experience writing the latest short story for the Muses, which can be read here, if you're curious (also, if you do want to read this but don't want any elements spoiled, perhaps don't read this post). Usually, after a prompt is chosen, I write the story pretty soon after that and… Continue reading Musings over “Ama Te Ipsum”

Quest for Happiness

Quest for Happiness: Week Thirty Two

Fitness: Long-term Goal: Shape the body I want and become healthier. Last Week’s Goal: Maintain weight. Status: Yes...I think. I haven't weight myself yet (I weigh on Monday mornings), so I'm tentatively saying that I'm still okay and haven't lost or gained anything. But I never went crazy, eating wise, and I averaged roughly 7,000 steps a day, so I'm… Continue reading Quest for Happiness: Week Thirty Two


Breath of Fire

Breath of Fire by Amanda Bouchet was a whirlwind and in the best way. **Slight spoilers abound after this line** I really enjoyed the first book of the trilogy, A Promise of Fire (you can read my review here), which I embarrassedly started reading without realizing it was a romance, which did make for a really fun surprise. This… Continue reading Breath of Fire

Random Musings

The Silence of Meekness

I'm self-described as meek. Or perhaps timid is more apt, because looking at some of the definitions of meek, a lot of people seem to associate it with the idea that you are humble, gentle and kind, rather than being prone to violence or aggression. That definition reads being meek in a very position way--and… Continue reading The Silence of Meekness