Serendipitously coinciding with Pride Month, I read, and am now reviewing, a novel with lesbians! And mermaids. Obviously.
Cue the haunting intro music! This week I finally finished Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Written in 1897 by the Irish Stoker, this novel fueled so much of the culture we see today that even without reading the book, most know the story. Continue reading Saturday of Book Reviewing – Dracula
“…Madness is the emergency exit…”
I think part of being a good writer is being a good reader. And a part of being a good reader means reading a plethora of different medias and styles and genres. Also: Batman is the uberawesome. Hence, another random review of something I recently read! Continue reading Saturday of (Comic) Book Reviewing – Batman: The Killing Joke
So I’ve always considered myself a ‘writer’ more than an artist, or a poet, or a novelist, or any other such distinction. Recently, that writing has taken the shape of a book type thing instead of a poem type thing. This is interesting to me. And also kind of soul consuming; I don’t seem capable of focusing on much else. Continue reading Miracles: New Endeavors for the New Year
Do audiobooks count for my Goodreads reading goal? I feel like they should.
Future Father-in-law gave me a few audiobooks on CD for Christmas this year, and it took me a while to pop one into my car’s stereo. I was hesitant about this for a couple of reasons: Continue reading Audiobooks and Critical Listening: Shockwave by John Sandford
Goals are hard, especially when you don’t meet them. Mainly, I fell short of my January writing goal of 20,000 words on “Jaed and Aston”. The bad news is that I only wrote 10,000 words. The good news is that I freaking wrote 10,000 words. Continue reading Forming Habits and February Goals
It’s 2016 now. I think the whole New Year’s Resolution thing is a tad overblown. That sentiment is obviously shared by my distant friend on the other side of this website. Still, I like setting goals for myself. It’s a challenge. And I’ve recently started publicizing my writing goals because I feel like I need to be held accountable to… whoever you are. So here are my goals for this month, as well as for 2016 in total. Continue reading Monthly and Yearly Goals: January 2016
Aren’t these theme posts supposed to be published on the first of the month? Yes, yes they are.
Are they always? Almost never. Whoops. Continue reading December’s Theme – I’m Late, I’m Late, For A Very Important Date….