The sole survivor of a plane crash, 12-year-old Edward tries to find meaning in his new life.
A centuries-old family curse follows Emilia Fontana on her travels to Italy. Accompanied by her eccentric Aunt Poppy and disheartened cousin Lucy, Emilia experiences adventures she never thought possible.
After losing her family to corporate manipulation, the last original Martian is forced to defend her home.
Unless you plan on self-publishing, getting published means that you have to submit your writing to someone, somewhere.
When Leni’s family relocates to a remote Alaskan town, she is forced to confront both her family’s dysfunction and her dangerous, new landscape.
Recently, I created a post (which you can read here) that readers could comment on and leave suggestions for books they recommend. I wanted to compile that list for both myself and for others in case any of you are seeking new titles to read. As I mentioned in the post, I often fall intoContinue reading “Collaborative Book List (Readers Can Still Add Suggestions!)”
This past week, I have been working to complete several writing tasks while balancing a full-time job, dealing with a broken water heater, and catching up on daily chores after being on vacation for a full week. Needless to say, it has been hectic, but I have managed to stay afloat and accomplish more thanContinue reading “Weekend Updates”
A few weeks ago, I was in one of my reading moods and stopped by our local bookstore to browse the current selection. I picked up a couple of books, including Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris (and just for $1.50!). I am a Sedaris fan and have read some of his otherContinue reading “Book Review: “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls” by David Sedaris”
The driving is nothing for me. Years of practice have taught me to turn off whatever part of the brain is responsible for boredom, fatigue, for feeling your body’s reaction to sitting in the driver’s seat for hours. The ritual is like this: You put the keys in the ignition and you start the engine,Continue reading “Writing Exercise: Driving (Part 1)”