Don't forget to check out the newest installment of Kindred Crux over at Round Robin, "Meeting", right here! You can read an excerpt now! Natalie was at school early the next morning; she got up before even Nancy got out of bed and arrived at school at least an hour before the first period. She needed … Continue reading New Kindred Crux Installment on Round Robin!
Diversity in literature, especially Young Adult literature, had been exploding over social media lately. That's not to say diversity in fiction hasn't been an issue prior to Twitter getting its hands on it, it's just now openly available to everyone. If there is one point I plan to make in this post, that you … Continue reading Writing Diversity (Writing Tip Tuesday)
The other robins and I over at Round Robin are hosting a naming contest for our mascot! The robin that's been floating around the website since we first started up doesn't have a name and we'd like our readers to pick it! You can find all details here on the website and make sure you follow the … Continue reading The Round Robin Mascot Contest!
So as many of you may know, I'm an active part of the Round Robin website. I only mention it in every other post. 😉 But this piece, Kindred Crux, is a YA urban fantasy "roleplay fiction" piece we're Robin girls are trying out. It's our second official piece on the website (the first was Hannah … Continue reading New Installment on Round Robin!
I've finally cracked down and made a tumblr page for myself! You can find it here! Make sure you follow me to get all fun updates and then some!
As some of you may have noticed, but this is not my usual site. So it's time to fess up. I moved. I'm sorry I didn't tell you, it was just happened all of a sudden and I left in the middle of the night (read: two in the afternoon). We can still be friends, … Continue reading I’ve moved!
My friend K. Leigh has posted a writing tip on our blog, Round Robin, about taking influence from our reading in order to better our writing. K talked a lot about branching out into genres she wouldn't normally read (or even write) like memoirs and nonfiction. There's a lot of places to draw inspiration and advice from as … Continue reading Writing Tip Tuesday!
I've realized I've been neglecting my growing library of books recently (mostly in favor of writing or schoolwork. Sometimes tumblr) and I've decided to kick myself in the butt and then sit down and get some reading done. After all, the best way to improve your own writing is to read a lot. So last … Continue reading Currently Reading
Some people think that a writers' greatest enemy is Writer's Block. But that's not always the case. I am, after all, in the camp of believers that think Writer's Block is a myth; it's a nice scapegoat, and a nice way to phrase it to family when they ask why you haven't been writing recently, … Continue reading On Motivation
For me, there are two great things in the world: books and free stuff. And when the two come together, it's like poor college-kid bookworm heaven. As an avid tumblr user and writing advice junkie, I follow my fair share of writing blogs and authors on tumblr (some are well known, like Neil Gaiman and … Continue reading Dance in the Shadow and Whisper Review – ★★★★☆