Last month I ordered my very first Owlcrate–a monthly young adult book subscription service. Each month’s box includes a new hardcover Young Adult novel along with 3-5 bookish goodies. The contents are kept a secret and only a theme is announced beforehand. Basically if you like reading YA novels and receiving a box of secret goodies … More Book Review: Four Dead Queens
You know Alice. The one from Wonderland. Her. I’ve stepped through the looking glass and everything is strange and exciting and I sometimes feel a bit lost. That’s what it’s like being a writer who’s on a self-publishing journey. It’s a mixed bag of emotions EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. Thankfully I have the support of amazing … More Writing Updates: I Feel Like Alice.
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Before I begin you should know something about me. I’m what you’d call an eclectic person. My tastes run the gamut. Some interests I only share with certain people. Self-preservation or whatnot. But today I’m pulling back the proverbial curtain so you can take a peek into the recesses of my mind. Good luck with … More Top 10 Favourite YouTube Channels
Last time I shared the first–and let’s be honest–the MOST exciting project I’m working on in 2019, publishing. But today I’d like to share the other 6 projects I’m currently juggling. These 7 projects will make up the majority of the topics I’ll post about. 1,000 Cemeteries Quest Back in 2015 I began my quest … More 7 Projects I’m Working On In 2019.
Okay I’m a bit late with the whole Happy New Year 2019! But I figured better late than never. Am I right?! So…Happy New Year! 2019 has been pretty great so far. It’s also a big birthday year for me. *cough* 40 *cough* I have a bunch of plans and projects to share so let’s … More Happy New Year! Yes, it’s February.
Yes, I know. The weeks have turned to months and you all have been patiently waiting for this part two. So without further delay I’ll jump right in and finish what I’ve started. Thank you for your patience! 🙂 Popular Symbols Birds Like many symbols found on headstones, birds are closely linked with God. In … More Graveyard Symbolism Part 2
Because I’m so terrible at being consistent with posting before I update you on my 1,000 cemeteries quest, I figured I’d give a quick update on what’s new in general. Here are some highlights: I moved … again. Yup, this nomad packed her bags and moved from an apartment into a house. Thankfully it’s in … More 1,000 Cemeteries Update: Find a Grave
A wise man once said to me: “Put two of them [characters] in a cafe. Let them order coffee and cake … Sit down and write that short story. Don’t have a purpose for the scene. Just get into the rhythm of it. Let your characters have fun.” He said a bunch of other things … More How I’m Dealing With Writer’s Block
Most people don’t realize that headstones are speaking louder than the words written upon them. Symbols and imagery are used to add another layer of meaning to help identify the nature of those who lie beneath them. Because there are many different symbols, I’ve decided to break this post into two parts. The following are … More Graveyard Symbolism – What Does It All Mean?