Book Tag: You’re Not Good Enough

Book Tag: You’re Not Good Enough

This book tags and more can be found in the Coffee House! To watch the YouTube version of this tag click here! I tried mixing up characters from different series’ and good & bad peeps. #YoureNotGoodEnough (Book Tag #1) (Option- put character names in a jar, and pick 2 out, and choose one as an answer) 1. You only have one more spot on your Spelling B team, who would you pick to complete your team? Emmett Cullen (Twilight) or…

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5 Non-Valentine’s Day Book Suggestions

5 Non-Valentine’s Day Book Suggestions

By non-Valentine’s Day I don’t mean horror and gore. I mean books that are romantic but don’t have happy endings. So if you want to torture yourself on Valentine’s Day by reading stories that tug you along on the happy feels roller coaster until the ending makes you a puddle of tears- look no further. Here are 5 suggestions. 1. “I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once.” Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that…

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Book Tags: Bookish This Or That & Would You Rather

Book Tags: Bookish This Or That & Would You Rather

These book tags and more can be found in the Coffee House! To watch the YouTube version of this tag click here. #BookishThisOrThat (Book Tag #35) 1. Reading on the couch or in bed? Bed, more ways to lounge. 2. Male or Female main character? No preference really, but I guess female. 3. Sweet or Salty snacks? Salty. Popcorn is my main snack. 4. Trilogies or Quartets? Trilogies. 5. First Person or Third Person POV? Third person maybe, for more…

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January 2018 OwlCrate Unboxing

January 2018 OwlCrate Unboxing

January Owlcrate Candle wax warmer which can also take essential oils, and 6 gingerbread scented candle melts. Little Red Riding Hood art work, Rapunzel bracelet, & a pin. THE CRUEL PRINCE by HOLLY BLACK!!! I’m so excited!!!! It’s a completely different cover, and it’s SIGNED!! Blurb: When Jude is young, her parents are murdered and she’s taken away to the realm of Faeries. As she comes of age, she struggles to find her place in the world of the fey,…

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I started a YouTube Channel!

I started a YouTube Channel!

I’ve been debating the challenge of a YouTube channel for a few months now. I love watching BookTube and AuthorTube videos and would like to make my mark in those communities and engage more with those community members. Starting this channel will also help my author platform. And it will allow people (you) to get to know me better on a personal level. What to Expect: Book Tags Writer Tags Top 5 Wednesdays (via Goodreads) Book reviews and discussions My…

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Month In Review January 2018

Month In Review January 2018

January Updates How’s your new year going? Still sticking with those resolutions? We started house hunting & found a house!! We move at the end of March! Whoo hoo! I line edited draft 2 of Crafted and it was tiring haha. I found a new friend on YouTube, Katie Rivera, and we’ve become critique partners and writing buddies! & I’m SO EXCITED!! Check out her channel & support her journey as well: Katie’s Booktube Blog Posts You Might’ve Missed: December…

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Book Review & Discussion: Warcross by Marie Lu

Book Review & Discussion: Warcross by Marie Lu

My Rating: 5/5 Stars Basic Info: Warcross is a Sci-Fi Young Adult book, present tense, and first person point of view. The characters are diverse and relateable. I love her writing style. The beginning is not slow, it intrigues you from the start. And you won’t want to put it down! World: The setting starts in New York and goes to Tokyo. Marie’s descriptions are perfect. You feel like you’re in the book and wearing virtual reality glasses- called NeuroLink….

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Series: My Writing Process, Characters & Writing

Series: My Writing Process, Characters & Writing

If you missed part 1 of this series, about book ideas, click here. If you missed part 2 of this series, about outlining, click here. Figuring out my characters: I have vague ideas about my characters- what they look like, dress like, personality, goals; I don’t tend to fill out those character sheets. While I’m writing, they’ll let me know more about them and the story, like fun plot twists. For my Prophecy duology, I used the Myer-Briggs chart to…

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Book Roll Call #5

Book Roll Call #5

Book Roll Call #5 (Click the title to go to goodreads. Click the book to go to Amazon.) Just Finished: A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic #1) by V.E. Schwab Blurb: Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes…

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Series: My Writing Process, Outlining

Series: My Writing Process, Outlining

If you missed part 1 of this series, book ideas, click here. Being a Plantser (Planner/Pantser) I never get far in outlines. How I Outline: I keep a notebook and also jot scenes down in my word document so when I open it again, I know where I wanted to go. In a notebook I have bare bones that I’ll jot down ideas as they come. More often then not, the scenes come to me as I’m writing, so I’ll…

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