Hear me out - When you buy a cake, you want it to 1) look amazing, 2) taste amazing, and 3) satisfy. A book should do all three. A book's cover is the icing, the introduction, the glimpse into what lies underneath. The cover hints at the atmosphere, be it dark and angsty, romantic and … Continue reading A Book is like a Cake
New year, new goals, a few old goals. I, like most other people, have made goals for 2019. First and foremost - to lose 30 pounds. I've never been more motivated to lose weight. All my pants are tight and I refuse to buy new ones. (I've gained about 10 pounds in the last six … Continue reading 2019, Here I Come!
I've read a lot of YA Fantasy. I've seen a lot of overused plot devices and tropes. I've caught myself trying to use those same plot devices and tropes. By knowing about those tropes and plot devices, I can do something more original and unexpected. THAT is why the number one advice to become a … Continue reading Why Reading in Your Genre is SO Important