Veganism changed my relationship with food. I was ten years old. My mother had locked up all of the chips, pretzels, gummies, and snacks in the pantry with a number pass-code. I couldn't get any of the goodies unless I asked for them. While my friends ate all the cookies and chips they wanted, I… Continue reading Veganism Showed Me That Food Is More Than Just Stuffing Your Face Until You’re Full
Ah, the beauty of writing is how flexible it can be. Whether it's remote from the cozy comfort of your bedroom or in a niche cafe with a mocha latte by your side, the ability to do your favorite thing absolutely anywhere is what makes it so great. Honestly, I'm taking a bubble bath with… Continue reading How To Be a Writer and Avoid Chronic Neck Pain
Fanfiction doesn't exactly have a pristine image after writers like E.L. James and Cassandra Claire decided to take their fanfiction stories to a higher level of publishing, and readers started to question whether or not publishing fanfiction for money should be considered a creative outlet or straight up plagiarism. When the backlash began, I was… Continue reading How Fanfiction Made Me Fall In Love With Writing
As a graduate in English, my main goal is to get my writing out there and to be heard. But, what if I have nothing to be heard? Recently, I had been popping around different websites that were taking submissions and most of them were only taking freelanced submissions having to do with personal essays.… Continue reading I Want to Write Something Unique, but What If I’m Not?
I started this blog with the intention of sharing my thoughts on different books and recording the ups and downs of my writing process. I planned on posting a couple of reviews a week because I thought I was able to read more than one book a week, but that wasn't really possible while I… Continue reading Where I’ve Been and What It Took to Get Here
My dream has always been to write, to become successful, to have people anticipating my next book. The worst way to go into writing is to hope that you'll become a millionaire and that your book will turn into a movie, but I think that a thought in the back of every writer's mind is… Continue reading Losing confidence in your writing. Losing confidence in yourself.
Heir of Fire, the "third" book in the Throne of Glass series not including novellas. It is a book about adventure, characters, and places. It is a book about friendship and love and grieving lost loved ones. We encounter many new characters while Celaena is on this new journey in this new place away from… Continue reading Review: Heir of Fire by Sarah J Maas
(Random picture of me being adorable) I know what you're all thinking, "how could someone possibly hate reading?" But before you judge, know that reading isn't a piece of cake for everyone and that it can actually be very challenging to read a book for some. I struggle with short books, long books, paperbacks, hardcovers,… Continue reading Why I Hated Reading And How The Education System Is Doing It Wrong
Young Adult books being adapted to the big screen has been a huge trend lately after the obvious success of OBVIOUS series such as Harry Potter, Twilight, and The Hunger Games. Though there have been successes, there have also been a lot of flops like The Mortal Instruments and Vampire Academy. Vampire Academy tried to raise money… Continue reading Books That Should Be Adapted For Television