Recently I've picked up a few books that just weren't working for me. Either I didn't care for the plot, didn't like the writing, or didn't connect with the characters. While reading these books I had to decide whether I should try to stick them out, or to quit while I'm ahead. As an avid … Continue reading [Book Discussion]– DNF-ing Books
Synopsis: If Skylar Evans were a typical Creek View girl, her future would involve a double-wide trailer, a baby on her hip, and the graveyard shift at Taco Bell. But after graduation, the only thing separating Skylar from art school is three months of summer…until Skylar’s mother loses her job, and Skylar realizes her dreams … Continue reading [Book Review]– I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios
This tag was originally created by Spiccy Cullen but then was translated and tinkered with by sydneysshelves. I wasn't tagged to do this, but I love Studio Ghibli and was so excited to see a tag that combined it with books, I knew that I had to do it. 1. Castle in the Sky: A … Continue reading [Book Tag]– Studio Ghibli Book Tag!
Synopsis: After what seems like a lifetime of following her father across the globe and through the centuries, Nix has finally taken the helm of their time-traveling ship. Her future—and the horizon—is bright. Until she learns she is destined to lose the one she loves. To end up like her father: alone, heartbroken. Unable to … Continue reading [Book Review]– A Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig
Some people can start writing their novel the second they come up with their general idea and create their cast of characters. I am not one of those people. They only way I can make sure that my plot is consistent and has good pacing is if I write an outline. It can be hard … Continue reading [Writing Discussion]–How I Create an Outline For My Story