Hello agents! In the past couple of weeks, editing for the third book in the T.S.O. series, Recruited, has been underway. I had a very inciteful meeting with my fantastic editor, and I've been working on more rewrites. The book blurb for Recruited is almost ready! Don't know what a book blurb is? Any time … Continue reading T.S.O. Bk 3 Book Blurb Coming Next Month
Happy New Year! 2022 has come to a close, and it's time to ring in the new year! This past year has definitely come with challenges and heartaches, but it's also been filled with new places, new friends, and new adventures. Whatever 2022 looked like for you, let's look forward to this new year with … Continue reading 2022 Wrap Up
"What are the elements of believable characters?" A Writer's Guide to Character Traits, Linda N. Edelstein, PH.D. Hello, my friends! Ready for Christmas break? Or at least ready for finals to be over and out of the way? I know I am! Let's start with this beautiful book and amazing writing tool everyone should have! … Continue reading Book Review: A Writer’s Guide to Character Traits
Welcome to the chilly cold air of fall! At school here in Tennessee, the air is already frosty and the grass is frozen when you wake up. Time to layer up! Coming from California, I was NOT prepared for it to get this cold so fast. Here on campus, I've spent most of my time … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Use Your School Library as a Writer
Hello readers! Welcome to the month of October, where everyone dresses up like who they aren't, takes candy from strangers, and celebrates with all things spooky!!! Does anyone here like a good horror story with their Reese's and makeup? I can't say I'm the type of reader that always has their nose in a good … Continue reading 10 Horror Writers to Read this Halloween!
Hello wonderful people! Welcome to the month of September! Let's start this new month off with a book review! Neal Shusterman published Scythe in 2016. It is the first book in his trilogy, Arc of a Scythe. The story is set in a distant future, completely different from today's reality. In Scythe, everything such as … Continue reading Book Review: Scythe
Hi readers! Like myself, I'm guessing you're preparing to head back to school! Whether you're in fourth grade, eighth grade, high school, or college; attend a private school, public school, or homeschool, heading back to school is always an exciting thing. I start school in a couple weeks myself! I'm transferring to a four-year college … Continue reading Welcome Back to School!
Hello readers! It's been a while, but I'm back! Happy Independence Day! The Fourth of July is often celebrated with picnics, parades, and spectacular fireworks. While all of the sporting events and food are amazing, we can't forget the true meaning of Independence Day. We mustn't forget to honor our fallen and think about the … Continue reading 5 Books to Read for the Fourth of July
Hey readers! This last week I had an amazing opportunity to visit St. Hyacinth Academy in Southern California. This visit was very special because it's the same school I went to when I was a kid from preschool through eighth grade. It had been years since I'd been there, and I loved talking to current … Continue reading School Visit: St. Hyacinth Academy
"Anyone can betray anyone."-Victoria Aveyard, Red Queen Red Queen, by Victoria Aveyard, was first published in 2010. This book gave me chills! It reminded me why I love reading so much! Alright friends, Red Queen is a YA, fantasy, dystopian novel with so many subgenres. To me, it was like a combination of Hunger Games … Continue reading Book Review: Red Queen