Kingdom Keepers Book Review

“You forgot something: evil never wins in the Magic Kingdom.” Kingdom Keepers, Disney After Dark Kingdom Keepers, a series based on the Disney parks, written by Ridley Pearson, is definitely one of my all-time favorites. The story is told by Finn Whitman, a teenager who lives in Florida. Finn becomes a model for a new…

Your First Draft vs. Sandcastles

"I'm writing a first draft and reminding myself that I'm simply shoveling sand into a box so that I can later build sandcastles."-Shannon Hale Here is one of my favorite writing quotes. I even have it hung up in my room. Starting your book can be scary. That first draft could be the most intimidating…

National Novel Writing Month!

This month is National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. I am so excited! Twenty years ago, in 1999, a man named Chris Baty and a group of friends attempted to write 50,000 words during July. Let me clarify, 50,000 words each! That's a lot! Their attempt to write a whole novel in a…