I read a lot, and for the most part I read for fun and escape. I try not to feel pressure to read books just because I feel like I “should” read them, and you’ll almost never find me rushing out to buy the latest bestseller. Unless something about the story has really captured my […]
My five-year-old has been hard at work this week on a book she’s writing and illustrating. In lieu of all of her screen time, she instead huddled over a small Frozen notebook and wrote her story. It’s about a cat chasing a dog. Then she illustrated the story. All 44 pages of it. But she […]
While I can be on-board with the whole dystopia-with-a-teenager-saving-the-world thing, it’s the stories of societal collapse written on a smaller scale that stick with me. Sometimes in very weird ways.
“The book is better than the movie.” How many times have you said this (a bit smugly, admit it!) after watching a movie or TV adaptation of a book you love? For die-hard fans of particular books, that disappointment in on-screen adaptations feels inevitable. While there are a few exceptions where the movie is better […]
(Note: This post contains affiliate links.) At the end of each month, I’ll be wrapping up what I’ve been reading, watching, and writing. Since much of May was occupied by blog setup and it’s already June, I thought I’d add a little extra and cover both April and May in this first one. Linking up […]
(Note: This post contains affiliate links.) I have to confess: I don’t read much non-fiction. I love to learn and I read plenty of news, blogs, and arcana on the internet (sometimes too much). I often pick up non-fiction books thinking they’d be great topics to learn about, but I find that I have to read […]
Almost anyone who’s started a blog knows that sometimes the most difficult decision is what to name it. It feels like the smallest piece, but it’s the most lasting, and the way that people will find you. I was in the midst of this nagging decision, brimming with ideas about what to write, but still without […]