NanoPrep – I’m so Scatter Brained about it I Forgot the Title

TIS OCTOBER THIS MEANS ONE THING: NANOWRIMO PREP! Everyone who writes knew this was coming. So I’m just gonna explain what my project is. So, take a deep breath. The title is a doozy. Stand in book cover. Yeah. Well. Make of it what you wish. Anyway. In order to keep my thoughts straight about…… Continue reading NanoPrep – I’m so Scatter Brained about it I Forgot the Title

Adverbs are Like Salt

I have taken at least two or three elementary level writing classes. In them we were told, “Use adverbs everywhere! I can’t get enough adverbs! ADVERBS ADVERBS ADVERBS. THEY’RE YOUR BEST FRIEND.” Since then they have peppered my writing in an annoying amount. And only recently I have curbed the instinc to use them everywhere.…… Continue reading Adverbs are Like Salt

1 Year Blog Anniversary – September 28 2017

On this day in history: 1781 9,000 American and 7,000 French troops begin siege of Yorktown 1785 Napoleon Bonaparte (16) graduates from the military academy in Paris (42nd in a class of 51) 1787 Congress sends Constitution to state legislatures for their approval 1858 Donati’s comet becomes 1st to be photographed 1968 Beatles’ “Hey Jude” single goes #1 and stays…… Continue reading 1 Year Blog Anniversary – September 28 2017

Character vs. Character

This is a tag I’ve seen floating around. I’ve actually only seen this type of post once. I used her questions (except I changed two), so here’s a link to her post: Let’s Be Lost Imma takes over on this thing. Sue me for making rules to someone else’s tag I haven’t been tagged for… RULES:  If…… Continue reading Character vs. Character

Samuel Johnson – The Funniest Lexicographer Ever

If Google is available to you on this day: September 18, 2017, you will know that the Google Doodle for today showcases Samuel Johnson. On September 18, 1709 (*gasp* why that’s today!), Samuel Johnson was born in Lichfield, Staffordshire. A bright student from a young age, he attended Pembroke College, Oxford in his late teen…… Continue reading Samuel Johnson – The Funniest Lexicographer Ever

Why I don’t Like Reading on the Kindle

I don’t really like the Kindle. I play games on it, sure, but I don’t really read. Here’s why. The blue light doesn’t agree with me. It’s weird. I’m fine with my phone’s screen for hours, but I can’t handle reading on the Kindle. I’ve tried every color combination and the one that gives me the…… Continue reading Why I don’t Like Reading on the Kindle

Why La La Lad was Such a Good Movie – From a Writer’s Perspective

First off, SPOILERS! But if you haven’t seen the movie, this isn’t a review, and this isn’t going to go into it very much, just the ending. Also, go see it, it’s amazing! So I feel like this post needs some explanation. I don’t review movies, but this warrants some response.   I’m working on…… Continue reading Why La La Lad was Such a Good Movie – From a Writer’s Perspective