Songs for the Winner’s Circle

Songs for the Winner’s Circle

Hello, bookish friends! I have to confess–winter is a tough time for me to stay motivated. I mean, the freezing cold alone makes me want to curl up in a blanket and hibernate until spring. And when the work stress and sniffling sick co-workers got to be too much this week, I knew I needed …

Crow Boys Drabble

Crow Boys Drabble

Hello, bookish friends! Here’s a rough draft excerpt from a Finn/Will story I’m working on..hope you enjoy! ****** Forbidden to shift at home, Finn turns to biker’s son Will Branson for help. Will takes Finn to Jack Corbin’s house. Making friends is hard. ****** It took two seconds for Finn to ruin everything. He hadn’t …

“I’m not going to make it!”

“I’m not going to make it!”

Somehow — SOMEHOW — November is over. Thanksgiving was last week here in the States, and my mental calendar gears have clanked from “almost Thanksgiving” over to “almost Christmas”. This time of year always looks so good on blogs, too. All golden lights and hot drinks—it’s easy to get totally run over by the actual, …

My Magic Word Count Formula

OK, book friends, I have a confession: I don’t actually like NaNoWriMo. I mean, don’t get me wrong. The camaraderie, the ‘let’s just DO THIS!’ attitude is great. But banging out 50K+ words in only one month, especially if it’s someone’s first crack at a novel, is pretty much insane. When you do the math, …

Get to Know Me!

  Hey, bookish friends! I haven’t posted a ton about myself on here yet, so here are five things about me : ) I have a dog named Rally — he is such a cuddle buddy! He’s almost 100 lbs., but he’s totally up for living the lap dog life if you let him. I …

Book Review: Axiom

This was my latest read while cooped up inside during the east coast blizzard – R.M. Pearcy’s Axiom. In this first installment, Earth has been ravaged by biological warfare, and the Founders of old have constructed Axiom – a great, gleaming city on Earth’s moon. And in this dystopian, sci-fi future, seventeen-year-old Ella Bower is …