What I’ve Been Reading || The Non-Fiction Edition

It’s often a good idea to, every once in a while, take a step back from the writing – be it blogging or working on your manuscript – and read. I could throw in a few of those overused, oh-so-cliche quotes about reading and how it affects one’s writing, but I shall refrain. Last yearContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading || The Non-Fiction Edition”

Bookish Speed Reviews || Lost Letters, Story Structure and Magical Lands, Oh My!

Happy Friday my fellow book lovers! I have but one question for you. Did you click on this post thinking you’re going to get information about how to speed read? Don’t worry – you’re not alone! Apparently YouTube thought that’s what I wanted as well when looking up videos on speed reviews this weekend. SpeedContinue reading “Bookish Speed Reviews || Lost Letters, Story Structure and Magical Lands, Oh My!”

Music That Drives My Writing | The Joe Hisaishi Edition

It’s no secret that music breathes life into my writing sessions. I am very much driven in my craft by a song’s flow. For those who know me, this shouldn’t come as a surprise, and this method has yet to steer me wrong. In today’s musically charged post, I’m sharing all my favorite Joe HisaishiContinue reading “Music That Drives My Writing | The Joe Hisaishi Edition”

For the Love of Books Speed Reviews

Happy Friday fellow book lovers! Fridays, once reserved for the Music That Drives My Writing posts, will now be all about books. Books, books, books! One of my favorite YouTube channels does this style but with makeup, so here’s Mrs Jessica Braun‘s link, as she’s the inspiration for this new series. Here’s the format. I’llContinue reading “For the Love of Books Speed Reviews”

Music That Drives My Writing | The Michael Giacchino Edition

It’s no secret that music breathes life into my writing sessions. I am very much driven in my craft by a song’s flow. For those who know me, this shouldn’t come as a surprise, and this method has yet to steer me wrong. In today’s musically charged post, I’m sharing my favorite Michael Giacchino scores.Continue reading “Music That Drives My Writing | The Michael Giacchino Edition”

I’ve Ended the 2020 Interview Series Early. Here’s Why.

This post contains within it a two-fold purpose. First, I have decided to end 2020’s Five Question Interview series early. As successful, fun and engaging as it’s been to continue on from last year, I didn’t feel right moving forward as though everything’s normal. As such, I’ve contacted the remaining interviewees to inform them ofContinue reading “I’ve Ended the 2020 Interview Series Early. Here’s Why.”

Music That Drives My Writing | The John Williams Edition

It’s no secret that music breathes life into my writing sessions. I am very much driven in my craft by a song’s flow. For those who know me, this shouldn’t come as a surprise, and this method has yet to steer me wrong. In today’s musically charged post, I’m sharing my favorite John Williams scores.Continue reading “Music That Drives My Writing | The John Williams Edition”

Seven Online Stationary Shops I Need to Buy From ASAP.

Why have I always wanted to visit Japan? The food? The sights? Their amazing bullet train system? No. None of those reasons. I want to visit because of their stationary culture. “Stationary culture?” you ask. “That can’t be a thing, can it?” Oh, yes! It’s alive and well, as portrayed in the following video examples:Continue reading “Seven Online Stationary Shops I Need to Buy From ASAP.”

Music That Drives My Writing | The Hans Zimmer Edition

It’s no secret that music breathes life into my writing sessions. I am very much driven in my craft by a song’s flow. For those who know me, this shouldn’t come as a surprise, and this method has yet to steer me wrong. In today’s musically charged post, I’m sharing my favorite Hans Zimmer compositions.Continue reading “Music That Drives My Writing | The Hans Zimmer Edition”

Music That Drives My Writing | The James Horner Edition

It’s no secret that music breathes life into my writing sessions. I am very much driven in my craft by a song’s flow. For those who know me, this shouldn’t come as a surprise, and this method has yet to steer me wrong. In today’s musically charged post, I’m sharing my favorite James Horner compositions.Continue reading “Music That Drives My Writing | The James Horner Edition”