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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Book Review: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before Trilogy

Book Review: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before Trilogy

My Summary: This series follows Lara Jean through her high school years. Someone sends out her old love letters to the boys she’s written them to and the aftermath of that is fun. One boy in particular (Josh) was dating her sister, so to avoid that awkward situation she asks another letter receiver, Peter, to be in a fake relationship with her. Lara Jean is an introvert homebody, who is now dating the hottest, most popular guy in school, and…

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Series: My Writing Process, Book Ideas

Series: My Writing Process, Book Ideas

In case any of you are interested, I’m going to share my writing process. So far, each book idea has been different, so I’m going to jot down various processes. I am part Pantser, part Plotter. I’ll start with an idea, and flesh it out as I write. Where my book ideas come from: Ideas come to me from watching tv/movies, browsing Pinterest, reading, daydreaming ‘what if’ questions, and so on. I usually get the general idea of who my…

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OwlCrate December 2017 Unboxing

OwlCrate December 2017 Unboxing

OwlCrate’s December box was a fun box to open for Christmas. Included: Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills, Emma’s autograph and a patch, double sided bookmark, artwork with a pin to match, a Percy Jackson themed magnet from Ink & Wonder Designs, Harry Potter tote bag by Bookworm Boutique, candle from Novelly Yours, aaaand an owl planner and reading journal that has a monthly and weekly calendar, book ratings and book lists pages. It also contains quotes from books and it’s…

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Month in Review December 2017

Month in Review December 2017

December Updates It was my birthday month! And Christmas! & Holiday festivities galore! Cue *it’s the most wonderful time of the year*. And now is the time to think about New Year Resolutions- have you made any yet? What are your New Years Eve plans? I don’t think I’ll be making it to midnight this year. Blog Posts You Might’ve Missed: YA Books Becoming Movies or TV Shows in 2018 When Books Are Life (Bookfessions #2) My Favorite Book Blogs…

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Top Ten Tuesday – Books I’m Looking Forward To In 2018

Top Ten Tuesday – Books I’m Looking Forward To In 2018

 Top Ten Books I’m Looking Forward to In 2018 Click the image to go to the amazon/goodreads page 🙂 (This post contains affiliate links. Click here for the full disclosure statement.) This is book #4. I cannot wait to see how it ends. This is one of my favorite series’, I’ll be sad to see it end. After the ending of the last book…I need this now. Extra insight into other courts? Yes please. Superheroes & Marie Lu, enough said….

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My Favorite Book Blogs & Social Media Sites

My Favorite Book Blogs & Social Media Sites

I’m still finding book blogs and social media sites that I like, so this is just my list so far. Feel free to add your favorites in the comment section below 🙂 If you’d rather watch BookTube videos click here for a list of my favorites. Websites GoodReads I wish I had started an account sooner. I love tracking what I’ve read and what is on my list. Bonus- you can follow your favorite authors and you’ll get alerts for…

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When Books Are Life (Bookfessions #2)

When Books Are Life (Bookfessions #2)

Click here to read Bookfessions #1. The following bookfessions are from Pinterest.   Can you relate? Do you have any bookfessions you don’t see here? I relate to that personality after a book confession. I get sucked into a book and take on whatever emotions I’m reading about. It’s hard for me to snap out of it sometimes.