Previous updates of this piece of work : First look Nano Week 1 Nano Week 2 Nano Week 3 I reached 50K Monday night! I'm so proud of myself. I was kind of worried early in the month that I wouldn't make it, despite being way ahead since day 2, because I wasn't sure if … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 4 Update: I’m a winner!
WWW Wednesday is a meme currently hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. It’s very simple – answer the three questions and leave a link in Sam’s post. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next What am I … Continue reading WWW Wednesday 11-28-18
The Details Publisher: Balzer + Bray Published: February 28th 2017 Genres: YA, Contemporary My Rating: 5 Stars GoodReads Blurb Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting … Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Happy Friday! I had a decent week writing, my current word count is 41072, and I'm hoping to finish up over the weekend but we'll see. I got through the Battle of Monmouth on Tuesday, which was a huge milestone in this story that I've been thinking about for a while so the stuff that comes after … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 3 update!
The Details Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Published: April 18th, 2017 Genres: Non-Fiction, biography, art My Rating: 4.5 Stars GoodReads Blurb The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both brothers' lives. Confidant, champion, sympathizer, friend, Theo supported Vincent as he struggled to find his path in life. They shared everything, … Continue reading Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers
Current word count: 31,597 This week has been a hard one, I'm not as far into the story as I thought I would be at 30K words; which mostly means I'm going to cutting a ton of stuff when I edit this in December. I was hoping to get to the Battle of Monmouth, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Week 2
It's November, which for writers means it's time for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). I'm sure if you're reading a blog mostly dedicated to books, you know what NaNoWriMo is or have participated. This year is the 5th years I've participated since 2009. I've won on all four previous attempts, including last year in a … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Week 1
The Details Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Published: February 6, 2018 Genres: YA, Fantasy My Rating: 4 Stars GoodReads Review Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. In Orléans, the people are born gray, they are born damned, and … Continue reading The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton
Welcome back to Calendar Girls! It’s a monthly blog event created by Flavia and Melaine now hosted by Katie at Never not ,Reading and Adrienne at Darque Dreamer Reads This event was designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers. Calendar Girls was inspired by the 1961 Neil Sedaka song, Calendar Girl. Just like the song all of us participating reveals their pick that … Continue reading Calendar Girls November 2018