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
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.
(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
A lot of times when I'm buying a book, I am buying it because of reviews, hype, the synopsis, and or ratings of the book on GoodReads, but sometimes there are other aspects of books that make me want to either buy it more or buy it less. These are my personal thoughts on what… Continue reading What Matters To Me When I’m Buying a Book
A reading experience isn't just reading the words on the page or falling in love with the cover or having a floppy paperback that is easy to bend without breaking the spine. For me, a reading experience is all of that and more. Here are five points about how I like to read. Mood Lighting… Continue reading How I Like To Read
After months and months of waiting for something Mockingjay Part 2 related to pop onto the internet, Lionsgate finally showed us a (very long) teaser trailer of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. Usually Lionsgate hypes up these trailers with a lot of stills and teaser images for the film, but they just decided to… Continue reading The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 – Ten things I loved about the teaser trailer!