by Alison Gervais the back cover: Maya could only imagine one thing worse than moving halfway across the country to Colorado right before the start of her senior year in high school: leaving behind Pratt School for the Deaf, where she's been a student for years, to attend Engelmann, a hearing school. And then there's … Continue reading Book Review: The Silence Between Us
It is December! Snow is falling. Christmas lights are shining. Christmas is practically here! And that means that it is time to shop for presents! I don't know about you, but I personally love shopping for Christmas presents to give to my family. I love trying to come up with creative gifts that they won't … Continue reading Gift Ideas for the Writers and Reader in Your Life
Happy Thanksgiving, friends! I hope that you are having a wonderful Thanksgiving. As it is Thanksgiving, I would like to take a minute to look back and list some of the writing related things that I am thankful for this year. I am thankful for the ability to write.I am thankful for my wild imagination … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
In the secret world of writers, a word suddenly starts to float around, causing the new writers and curious, non-writer spies to wonder what this word, "NaNoWriMo", could possibly mean. Is it a time machine? A plan to take over the world? A new continent or planet? A secret mission? Some sort of dwarven word? … Continue reading What is NaNoWriMo? + Brief Thoughts on NaNoWriMo
So, I know I told you all that I would tell you what my newest project was a while ago. But then I go busy working on the actual WIP rather than writing a post about it. Sorry... So, onto what my project is! This WIP is for National Novel Writing Month, which occurs every … Continue reading My NaNoWriMo WIP
By Gail Carson Levine back cover: The fairy Lucinda has once again given a dreadful gift. This time, it's a mysterious magical mirror. The gift is disastrous when it falls into the hands of Aza, who never looks into a mirror if she can help it. In the Kingdom of Ayortha, Aza is most definitely … Continue reading Book Review: Fairest
By Silvana De Mari back cover: In a world shrouded in darkness and continually lashed by rain, a young elf named Yorsh struggles to survive. When his village is destroyed by the torrential waters, Yorsh finds himself suddenly orphaned and alone--the earth's last elf. But soon Yorsh discovers he is part of a powerful prophecy: … Continue reading Book Review: The Last Dragon