Verre is probably my favorite character in Crown of Roses. She's someone who is dark, violent, but also has a human side that is surprising to some. This chapter is in her POV, so hopefully you enjoy! It was time. While the planning had taken two weeks, the royal ball had offered the perfect occasion.… Continue reading Crown of Roses: Chapter Two Excerpt
I think I've found a new favorite. Never did I think I would say that a book about racing flesh-eating horses would earn five stars, but, as you can see, it has. Honestly, I have no words, just praise and fangirl squeals. Maggie Stiefvater has a way with words. She turns them into poetry, into… Continue reading The Scorpio Races: A Review
Elaborate title, right? If you couldn't already guess, I'm not a huge fan of romance. Sure, I love a good ship, I will melt a little during an adorable scene, and occasionally I won't roll my eyes at a "first kiss." But the thing is, romance in books today is sadly lacking in quality. Instead… Continue reading Three Ways to Improve the Romance in Your Novel… From a Non-romantic Writer
A friend of mine from Goodreads has started a blog/website! She could use some love and support, so please do take a look! She is also a talented writer, one who is actually going to soon be a published author. So, as I’ve said, please take a look at her new website!
Welcome Warriors from around the World!!
I’m pleased you have chosen to join me in my quest of tale-weaving, and I ask that you bear with me as I figure out what I’m doing (because I honestly have no idea)!
First, I wanted to welcome you, make you feel at home and such. I’m willing to listen or chat if you want to hang out, discuss books, author difficulties, life struggles, etc. I don’t want you to feel shoved aside. . . .
Second, you need to be prepared for some AWESOME times ahead!! Oh, boy, are we going to have fun! There will be games, challenges, exclusive short stories, fun pictures, and TBI updates!!! (tbi stands for Top Secret Information, to those of you who don’t know) Yes, I meant FUN times ahead, you just gotta let me figure this out first LOL
Third, I will now ask…
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These past few months have been rough. Between school, work, and trying to fit in a social life, reading has become practically nonexistent. I find this sad, as reading used to always be what cheered me up. So, what happened? First, I'm just too busy. I never thought I'd ever say that, but it's true.… Continue reading Why I’ve Lost My Interest in Reading