This past April, I did Camp NaNoWriMo. If you've been around here, you'll know that before April, I was busy-ish with school and hadn't been really writing. When I decided to do Camp NaNo, I saw it as a way to help me get back into writing. Now, starting to write when you haven't been … Continue reading Don’t Settle in Your Writing Goals
Spring is here!!! *cue cheering* I am seriously so happy that it is spring. The weather is warm. The flowers are blooming. The sun is shining. I am so happy. I've already gotten a sunburn. I hope that you all have been able to enjoy spring and be outside some! And now, wonderful weather aside, … Continue reading April Recap
Hey all! Sorry about missing a few posts. But this time I have a good explanation! First off, you probably know that I am doing Camp NaNoWriMo this April, which is just like regular NaNoWriMo, except that you get to create your own word count goal. Because I hadn't really written for the past few … Continue reading Updates!
by Karina Yan Glaser The Vanderbeekers are ecstatic when Mrs. Vanderbeeker is going to be featured in a famous magazine for her baking! This is just what she needs for her business! The photo shoot for the magazine article does mean that a health inspector will have to come and make sure that the Vanderbeeker … Continue reading Book Review: The Vanderbeekers to the Rescue
I think everyone could use a little bit of lightheartedness right now. So, I present you with the writing process summed up in Big Hero 6 gifs. Please, enjoy! The excitement of starting a new story World-building, AKA, making up really cool stuff Brainstorming with a buddy Tragic backstory 101 Admiring your carefully-crafted villain and … Continue reading Writing Summed up by Big Hero 6
by Alan Gratz Dee is sixteen years old and made his way into World War II by fudging his birthday. Now, he is at D-Day, preparing to land on Omaha Beach. Samira's mother works with the French Resistance. After a sudden turn of events, Samira finds herself mixed up in the Resistance, working behind German … Continue reading Book Review: Allies
I'm just going to take a wild guess here and say that March took a turn that none of us really saw coming. The world decided to turn upside down a little bit. Dystopian authors should be taking notes about how people react to pandemics. Especially about the lack of toilet paper. Now, I don't … Continue reading March Recap