Welcome back, I hope everyone enjoyed Hamilton weekend. We have reached the halfway point of 2020 (finally but also already). And with a new month comes a new Calendar Girls post! The theme for July is Embrace Your Geekness Day: Favorite Book with Geeky Characters. I think we are currently living an age of geeky … Continue reading Calendar Girls July 2020
Well, honestly, not bad. This evening at 8 eastern on the Harry Potter Alliance twitter page (@thehpalliance) I will be live tweeting the Hamilton Movie. So if you happen to be watching the Hamilton Movie on Disney+ and want along, please do! I would love it! As for writing, I'm doing pretty go. I've gotten … Continue reading How have I been doing?
As I wrap up both the first draft of my book and my 2019 reading challenges, I've encountered a little bit of an emotional, let's call it a roadblock. Without getting too into the part of my story I'm writing, my narrating character, actually historical person John Laurens, is going through some things. It's hard … Continue reading How the books I read affects my writing.
Hi, Since the end of NaNoWriMo wrapped up, I haven't been writing as much I wanted to so after discussing it briefly with my advisors (My Friend Jen) I have decided to start a regular blog feature where I talk about my writing to try to keep me more accountable. There has been a bit … Continue reading A New Feature and, hopefully, a discussion
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 12/11/19
I started this blog in 2017 with a vision and very few ideas about what I was doing. In 2019, I wanted this blog to have a little bit of a brand. Get a look, have a style that was mine. This is where my best friend Jen comes in. Jen does a bunch of … Continue reading Let’s Talk about… rebranding and how great my best friend Jen is.
Those of you who follow this blog, know that I've been writing a piece that doesn't currently have a name, but I lovingly call "THE THING." It's a piece I started writing after hearing a podcast say "Where is my queer John Laurens love story?" I felt compelled to write it. I spent camp NaNo … Continue reading Let’s Talk about writing – Knowing when it’s not working
Calendar Girls is a monthly blog event created by Melanie at MNBernard Books and Flavia the Bibliophile and now be hosted by Katie at Never Not Reading and Adrienne at Darque Dreamer Reads. It is designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers and was inspired by the 1961 Neil Sedaka song Calendar Girl. This month we are exploring the best books by a Black Author. My biggest … Continue reading Calendar Girls- February 2019
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!
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!