Reading and Writing Nooks for You to Drool Over (and perhaps create for yourself)

I have a bit of an interior design.....obsession. I redecorate for all four seasons (too many knick knacks anyone??) and due to spending so much time rearranging and redecorating, I am a pro at moving furniture by myself that I probably shouldn't be moving by myself (both for the furniture's sake and mine). Anywho. (Speaking … Continue reading Reading and Writing Nooks for You to Drool Over (and perhaps create for yourself)

January wrap up: fairies, words, more word, and like…a lot of embroidery floss

We made it through the first month of 2021, which was....really something. I personally had a good month of getting back into the swing of things, reorganizing my life, buying new windshield wipers, and getting back to eating an obscene amount of trail mix. I don't have much an introduction here, because January is just … Continue reading January wrap up: fairies, words, more word, and like…a lot of embroidery floss

“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)

Thank You to Books and All the “Important” Things They Taught Me

Thanksgiving is around the corner, with pies and cooked birds and weird, jelly-like cranberry sauce. Time to be thankful about things before Black Friday hits and we start being greedy for things and deals and Christmas presents and vacuum cleaners. Books are one of the things I'm thankful for, especially for all the "important" things … Continue reading Thank You to Books and All the “Important” Things They Taught Me

6 Ways to Blow the Ending of Your Book

Beginning your novel can be one of the most challenging moments of your life (repeated over again and over again). Ending your novel however....there is always that gleeful moment when you get to pound out the words THE END. But the ending of your book is more complicated. It will make it or break it. Readers can … Continue reading 6 Ways to Blow the Ending of Your Book