Monthly Archives: July 2013

It’s been a while…

Ha! New blog and already I take a brief, unannounced hiatus. Oops! To quickly sum up the last two weeks (details are coming soon, I promise!) I participated in the 2013 Like a Virgin Query Contest, I was struck with a new idea, outlined (PLOTTED!!!!) an entire outline for new secret MS, and sent off […]

Becoming a writer

This is a question I’ve struggled with for a long time. How many people know of someone in their lives who has declared once or several times that they’d “like to write a book someday”? I don’t know why this has bothered me so much in the past. Perhaps it is because we know most […]

Getting to Know You “Like a Virgin” Blog Hop

How do you remember your first kiss? Why is this a question?! So embarassing. I’m going to admit that yes, I do remember, but no, I’m not sharing details. What was your first favorite love song? *This is so embarassing* N*Sync’s “This is Promise You” What’s the first thing you do when you begin writing […]

Review: In the After by Demitria Lunetta

My first review! Read on! Book: In the After Author: Demitria Lunetta (debut) Back Cover: In what seems like an instant, Amy Harris’s life is changed forever. They arrive and quickly begin killing off humanity one by one. No one knows how they got here—and even worse, no one knows how to stop Them. Marooned […]

My Rating Scale

My first review will be coming out on Friday, and in advance of that I wanted to show the way I am reading and rating books. /5 Overall enjoyability: Sometimes, despite poor technical writing, and plot holes or errors, a book is just a pleasure to read. Conversely, some of the best technically written and/or […]

It is not the c…

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who […]

We fear violenc…

We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone can inflict. – Jim Morrison