Basic Guide to Creating Epic Characters (Or How to Emotionally Destroy Your Readers)

What’s a book without some incredible characters? Characters we all love and secretly want to be. Characters I pretend to be every time I slip on a pair of knee high boots. (Which is basically…

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What Writers Say Versus What We Actually Mean

Writers may not always mean what we say? Maybe? We mean well, we really do, but writing is STRESSFUl. And soul-sucking. Don’t get into it, kids, it takes over your life. But in a good…

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My Changing Reading Tastes in 2017

Never say never. But who listens to that advice? I don’t. (And you don’t either, right?) Anyway, aren’t there books that you say you’re never going to read? Of course. We’re bookworms. We have our rules.…

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Do Journalism & Books Actually Work?

I’m a bookworm. But I also really, really care about the real world. Can you take your love for books into a job in the real world? Yes, you can. That’s why I study journalism.…

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December is Done – Time for 2018!

Confession: I almost didn’t write this post. Because today is January 1st, and I’m kind of really, really, really ready for 2018. But December happened. And it was a pretty great month. So I can’t…

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