Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d Embarrass Myself to Meet

Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Once hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, it is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. It's a weekly book feature where a topical list-prompt is posted and readers respond with their top ten for that prompt. Yours truly tends to go over ten, but hey, what can a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d Embarrass Myself to Meet

Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday: The Unbound Empire

Originally hosted by Breaking the Spine, Waiting on Wednesday has now linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings and it's exactly as it sounds: we post about books that haven't been published yet, but we're salivating by the time the publication date hits. This week, the book that makes me so excited because I've been dying… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: The Unbound Empire

Writing

Stealing The Caruso Editing Method

Last week, I mentioned that I'm going to try out a new editing method and I hinted that I might take a moment to describe it for you all. It's nothing new, per say. People have probably been editing using some variation of this method for years, but it's new for me and it was… Continue reading Stealing The Caruso Editing Method

Random Musings

I Need To Up My Game

So, today is International Women's Day. My feed on Twitter was filled with people shouting out to some of their favorite female authors and some of their favorite series written by women. I had some come to mind, too, specifically from science fiction and fantasy, genres that I love so much. Sharon Shinn. Tamora Pierce.… Continue reading I Need To Up My Game

Book Review

The Tethered Mage

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.  *actual reaction after finishing The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso* *attempts to calm down so she can properly write this review* *fails* *tries again* *tries for a third time* Friends. You have got to read this book. *succeeds, finally. Now, onward with the review* I'll let you in on a little secret: I actually, um, read this book… Continue reading The Tethered Mage

Writing

A Change in Plans

Last year, I was on an amazing writing streak, writing four books between one November and the next. It was...mental, to be honest. So when the new year started, my plan--my vision--was to do the exact same thing again. I had a sequel in one series to write, three new series to start, not to… Continue reading A Change in Plans

Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday: The Tethered Mage

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: The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso. This is Caruso's debut novel and even without a cover, as far as I'm aware (I'm sorry I keep finding books without a cover, but there… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: The Tethered Mage