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April Reads: First Ladies and Presidential Races

Hello, readers and writers alike. It’s been a while since my last post, but unlike in previous months, that spells good things for my writing, not simple laziness. I’ve been writing for Blasting News, learning new things for my journalism career, and working on the second draft of my book. But more on that later.… Continue reading




March Reads: Cozy Mysteries, Suffragettes, and a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Happy Friday, readers and writers alike! Another month is coming to an end in the next few days, and I am… hopeful. These past few months, I’d beaten myself up on that last day because I hadn’t written all that I’d wanted to write. Though that’s the case this month – I didn’t get through… Continue reading


5 Things I Want To Do More Often In My Writing Life

Good morning to all the writers in the world (or, at least, in my tiny corner of the blogosphere). Today is a sunny, beautiful day to get up and make things happen! Or, write a post while in bed… Since Monday, I have committed myself to doing the things I listed less often, though their… Continue reading


5 Things I Want To Do Less Often In My Writing Life

Good afternoon, writers. Today has been… well, a day. Nothing happened to make it “a day,” I’ve just been so supremely lazy. Mondays, right? Maybe the time change has me in a funk, maybe I’m just in a rut, but here I am, typing this up while on break at work, because I couldn’t drag… Continue reading



Lessons from a Prose Class (Or, What I Learned in Writing School IS…)

At the end of my first official prose writing class in college, I took away two things I wanted to do with my writing. Be bold, and Be mysterious. The first thing was decided after I read a short story for the class, titled A Real Doll. It is a story about a teenage boy… Continue reading


5 Qualities That Make Me ‘Ship a Fictional Couple

Hello, writers, and welcome to another March day. It’s currently a drizzling, cold mess where I’m at, but what’s that saying about lions and lambs this month? A quick glance at the coming forecast will tell us spring is definitely on the way, and with the coming of spring, there is something in the air…… Continue reading


March Madness: Thirty Days of Writing Like Crazy

Hello, hello, hello, and Happy Friday to all. Today was supposed to be my first installment of Flash Fiction Friday, a segment that would happen, as the name suggests, every Friday, and would consist, also as the name suggests, of a short fiction piece written by yours truly. I was pretty excited about it this… Continue reading