by Karina Yan Glaser back cover: The Vanderbeekers have always lived in the brownstone on 141st Street. It's practically another member of the family. So when their reclusive, curmudgeonly landlord decides not to renew their lease, the five siblings have eleven days to do whatever it takes to stay in their beloved home and convince … Continue reading Book Review: The Vanderbeekers of 141 St.
This is the last post detailing my time at the Realm Makers writer's conference. If you're just learning about this now, you can find the recap for Thursday here and for Friday here. Now, onto Saturday. I apologize in advance for the lack of photos. Saturday started off with announcements and then lead into a … Continue reading Realm Makers Recap: Part 3
In case you missed the first part of my Realm Makers recap, you'll find it here. Now, onto Friday! Friday was a full day! The sessions started right after the morning's announcements with the teen track's continuing session by Bryan Davis about the hero's journey method of plotting. If you're unsure of what a hero's … Continue reading Realm Makers Recap: Part 2
I'm back! In case you missed it, last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, I was in St. Louis for the Realm Makers writer's conference! And now I get to tell you all about! I going to do a post for each day of the conference to keep things simple. In part one, I'll go over Thursday. … Continue reading Realm Makers Recap: Part 1
Tomorrow, I'm going to Realm Makers!!!!! *insert excited squeal* What is Realm Makers, you might ask? Realm Makers is a Christian speculative fiction writer's conference. Speculative fiction is a giant umbrella term to encompass the genres that include something that isn't in the real world. Genres like fantasy, sci-fi, dystopian, steampunk, fairy tale retellings, and … Continue reading St. Louis, Here I Come!
I'm starting a new book!!! Let me just say, nothing really compares with the thrill of starting a new novel except for finishing a book. It is so much fun to get to name characters and flesh them out, create new worlds, and develop a plot. Seriously, it is so much fun. You're probably wondering, … Continue reading New Project!
I'll start off by stating some facts: I am a girlI am a teenager So wouldn't it make logical sense that I would read romance novels? Well, I don't. I don't even really read novels with a separate main plot, but a strong romance plot. Now, I do enjoy a minor romance subplot though. I … Continue reading Why I Don’t Read Romance