“Snow comes after fire, and even dragons have their endings.” (book endings)

Last week we talked about opening lines, this week we're talking about ENDING lines. Endings in general, I don't think are anyone's favorite. No one wants to see the end of a good story. They can also be freaking hard to write. But endings are important because nothing, NOTHING is worse than an ending that … Continue reading “Snow comes after fire, and even dragons have their endings.” (book endings)

Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 33

"I mean pants are basically a chair that you wear." SOMEONE (me) should really go home instead of shopping for upholstery at the craft store. (I just want to say that the selection was horrendous. All the fabric either looked like it came right out of 2008 or was taken from an old car.) I … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 33

“Begin at the beginning, and when you come to the end, stop”

First off, you all have my deepest apologies for not posing last Saturday. My brain had become a squash, and squashes don't talk, they don't think, they don't move, and they certainly don't write. They just sit there and look cute and make good projectile weapons. That's what I am. BUT, today you got something. … Continue reading “Begin at the beginning, and when you come to the end, stop”

September Wrap Up (aka NaNoWriMo is almost upon us)

IT'S OCTOBER. YAY FALL. *flings bats and leaves in the air* *catches the bats before they fall because if they fall on the ground they can't fly up again and they die* It's October which means pumpkins and flannels and tea and pumpkins and leather jackets and adventures and moodiness and *really should stop talking … Continue reading September Wrap Up (aka NaNoWriMo is almost upon us)

Saturday Morning Post Vol. 32

Let me tell you a story about a writer endlessly wandering her neighborhood. It's the height of the lockdown. April 59th. (Or was it March 33rd?). I feel like I remembering it being warm so it could by May 41st. But also....like I can remember when the lockdown began but not when it actually ended … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post Vol. 32

Hobbit Day and Fall and Quotes

Yesterday was Sept. 22, which is Bilbo and Frodo Baggin's birthday and the day that Frodo set out with the Ring, leaving the Shire. It's now OFFICIALLY fall. My room is decorated with pumpkins thrown everywhere with abandon. I am slooooooowing started to outline for NaNoWriMo (once it's October I'll probably start panicking and hurling … Continue reading Hobbit Day and Fall and Quotes

9 BOOKISH Things You Didn’t Ask to Know (p.s it’s my birthday. Well, almost)

If you've been keeping tab on your calendar, then you should be quite aware that September 19th is THIS WEEKEND. In other words: it's my birthday. (I'm not using "that gif" yet though because there will be a Saturday Morning Post on my ACTUAL birthday.) This is a cause for MOMENTOUS celebration as should be … Continue reading 9 BOOKISH Things You Didn’t Ask to Know (p.s it’s my birthday. Well, almost)