Reading Challenge: Memory, All Alone in the Moonlight (AKA Theme)
Remember learning about theme in your English classes? It was one of the most annoying topics to learn. I can almost hear the hard eye-rolls
Reading Challenge: Stuck in the Middle with You
Like a magician sawing a body in half, we’ve made it to the middle. It’s what we call “The Midpoint,” pretty original, right? Bad jokes...
Reading Challenge: Once It Happens, There’s No Going Back
A funny thing happened after the last blog. I read the next prompt for the DIY MFA WriterIgniter Reading Challenge and realized I had...
Reading Challenge: Funeral Home Break-in
Have you ever been reading and realized . . . it’s been four pages and no one’s said anything? Oh, just me? Readers and writers alike...
Reading Challenge: The Protagonist—Who Are They and What Do They Want?
For the second prompt in the DIYMFA WriterIgniter Reading Challenge, we’re supposed to identify the main character. Which, isn’t as easy...
Why The Few and Cursed Should Be on Everyone’s Radar
I stumbled upon Felipe Cagno’s Kickstarter for The Few and Cursed’s when they were raising funds for Part V. The incredible art in the in...
Your Secret’s Out—You Like Young Adult Fiction
Either you read YA, want to read YA, or won't admit that you read YA and you like it!
Nostalgic Reads: Uncomfortable Realism Fills in the Holes
Holes is a window into our ‘90s childhoods and a reminder we still have work to do.
Review: Iyanu: Child of Wonder
A great introduction to a brand new world of fantasy, magic, and wonder.
Writers, You're Not Alone, Here's a Pillow for Your Troubles
It's one of those days where writing has me screaming into a pillow. Anyone else in revision hell?