How Blogging Helped My Writing

It seems like an eternity ago that I actually talked about writing, as opposed to reading. Perhaps it’s because I haven’t had an idea for a compelling topic, or simply because the more I learn about writing the more I realize how little I actually know. However, in the nearly two years I have been … Continue reading How Blogging Helped My Writing

My Favorite Book Quotes #1

I keep a little notebook on my bookshelf filled with cool quotes I run across within books I’m reading. Recently, I’ve been enjoying reading other blogger’s talk about their favorite quote/quotes, either from individual books or books in general. So I’m starting a new series on my blog, where I’ll be sharing with all you … Continue reading My Favorite Book Quotes #1

What’s the Point of New Year’s Resolutions?

It’s a new year. And with every New Year comes the dreaded New Year’s Resolutions. I feel as if, at least in American society, there is almost this pressure that you have to make at least one resolution as the year begins. I grew up in a house where New Year Resolutions weren’t really a … Continue reading What’s the Point of New Year’s Resolutions?

Ode to a New Writer: Taking Criticism

Every experienced writer knows that taking criticism is a big part of being a professional writer. You need to have a strong backbone in order to learn and develop. In theory, I think every writer—whether you are just beginning to write your first book or have been writing for twenty years—would agree that we always … Continue reading Ode to a New Writer: Taking Criticism