Sometimes, things just don’t go the way I planned them. Last week, I finished reading The Night Circus. It was glorious. I loved it so much that I went and purchased the hardcover copy the next day. This post is not about The Night Circus but if you want to read all about my love … More Camp NaNoWriMo 2017 Update #2
Thursday Quotables is a weekly meme hosted by Bookshelf Fantasies. Every week, readers share a quote or passage from the book they’re reading that strikes them – whether it be funny or philosophical or something in between. I know I haven’t done this meme in a while, but I’m re-reading Anne of Green Gables. How could I not? Anne says … More “Dear old world’, she murmured, ‘you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.’” #ThursdayQuotables
Close by, my Matthew had recently discovered – and devoured – the Inheritance series by Christopher Paolini, and is presently listening to an interview with Paolini. One of the first questions, as there always is, was asked: “Where do your ideas come from?” Where indeed? There are some books I read and find them clearly to … More Where Do Stories Come From?
I wasn’t alive when the Space Age began. A part of me wishes very much that I was – those days must have been filled with hope and curiosity. I think that if I was a child in those days, I would have spent a great deal of time lying on the grass and looking … More The Place Where Dreams End
March 8th is International Women’s Day, and in honor of that event, I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about three women in literature who inspire me. As a disclaimer, you must keep in mind that I mostly dabble in the world of YA Fantasy, and so my choices are from that world. This … More From Wands to Wings: Literary Women Who Inspire Me.