5 Things I Learned While Writing

I’ve worked on my novel for more than six years. On multiple occasions, I did full stops with writing. Luckily, I didn’t give up and I’ve grown as a person and as a writer. Nearing the end of my revisions, I decided to make a list of some of the most important things I’ve learned as a writer. Writing Is More Work Than You Expect … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned While Writing

What I Enjoy About Writing

I don’t know where to begin. I love writing. It’s challenging, but in the best way. “Writing. It hurts so good.” And yes, it does. I write whenever and wherever. And that’s the beauty of it. I make my own schedule and create stories to share with the world. Most importantly, I don’t have to make unnecessary sacrifices. I’m excited by what I do. I … Continue reading What I Enjoy About Writing

Literacy Lunacy: K.L. Romo’s Life Before

I usually don’t like historical fiction, so when I cam across Life Before, I was hesitant to read it. Looking over the synopsis, I decided to go against my doubt. The genre may not be my first pick, but K.L. Romo’s unique interlacing of history, reincarnation, and prostitution is well done. I feel this has opened my mind up to a new genre—in books and life. … Continue reading Literacy Lunacy: K.L. Romo’s Life Before

Before It’s Too Late

Get ready because I’m about to get morbid. Death is my inspiration. I am literally dying as I write this. The same way you are literally dying as you read it. You’re in the future and I’m in the past. What we do during the time in between—and after—is up to us. Some pretend death is never coming and waste away the minutes doing thing … Continue reading Before It’s Too Late

What’s A Little Mess?

Cleaning and organizing was my thing since I was a kid and well into my early twenties. Every thing was vacuumed, wiped down, and dusted frequently. Then I became a mom and all of it seemed pointless. At first, it was okay. My son couldn’t move far on his own yet and I was able to maintain everything as usual. Then he learned to crawl. … Continue reading What’s A Little Mess?

The Only Constant

Active change is the hardest transformation an individual can make. It requires for one to take responsibility of who they are, what they’ve done, and what they’re capable of. It is possible for every one in the world to change, for the better or for the worst. The direction taken is based on our response to any and every situation we encounter. It is the … Continue reading The Only Constant

Happy Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re in a relationship or not, I’m wishing you the happiest of Valentine’s Day! Today and everyday, every form of love is valid. Hug your parents, call your siblings and cousins, get your pet a nice treat or toy, appreciate the sexy beast looking back at you in the mirror, and/or head out somewhere with your friends. Do it all. And if you love … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day

Literacy Lunacy: Lauren Oliver’s Delirium

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, why not do a review on a novel where love is considered a disease? Lauren Oliver’s Delirium is a unique idea of how danger love can be. Though the concept is depressing for those who believe in love, it’s good all around. Every one lives in fear of this illness that is love, eager to take the Cure … Continue reading Literacy Lunacy: Lauren Oliver’s Delirium

Scholarly Mind

First post of 2018! Huzzah! I hope you’ve made it a least this far with your resolutions for the year. If not, it’s okay. We all need a little more motivation and effort than most. There’s nothing to be ashamed about. 2019 will be your year, I know it. Before, I mentioned I love learning. I like gathering information and bettering myself through it. I … Continue reading Scholarly Mind