When your MC first speaks up and makes their first decision on their own and you’re like: And they start making suggestions about what you should change/improve/downright axe in their storyline: That POV you finally settled on? Yeah, your MC thinks it sucks, and they change it on you, like: When they decide to disobey… Continue reading NaNoPrep/NaNoWriMo: When Your MC Becomes Their Own Person (“New Girl” edition)
Every year, National Novel Writing Month (or as it’s more commonly known as, NaNoWriMo) occupies the brains and creativity of thousands upon thousands of writers of different levels while they sit down and try their hardest to spit out 50,000 words of a novel. Sure, 50k is actually a novella, but novel sounds cooler (especially… Continue reading I’m a “Plantser” this year. What about you?
Format: physical, paperback Published: 2010 Page Count: 292 pages Time Read: 5 days Rating: ★★★½☆ Spoilers ahead. Review after the break.
I miss using the right key the first time to open the office door. And using my dorm key on the first try, even though I know that the office uses the key with the slightly longer neck. I miss feeling the ridges of the key ever so slightly glide through the keyhole, bumping smoothly… Continue reading “Wish I Was There”, or “This Isn’t a Love Letter, This is an “I Miss You” Letter, a “Thank You” Letter”
Format: physical, paperback Published: 2005 Page Count: 208 pages Time Read: 2 days Rating: ★★★★☆ The first book I ever read by Aimee Bender was “The Color Master”, which I feel in love with. She has weird way of making you feel colors as you read the stories. I went in hoping that this book… Continue reading Book Review: Feeling the Bender Bliss with the Fifteen Stories of “Willful Creatures”
Format: eBook Published: July 2014 Page Count: 308 pages Time Read: 4 days Rating: ★★★☆☆ (contains spoilers) Georgie and Neal love each other, married each other and had two darling little girls together. So when it comes time to head off to Nebraska for Christmas with Neal’s family, Georgie, a TV show writer, finally gets… Continue reading Book Review: Not Sure If I’d Pick Up the “Landline” (by Rainbow Rowell) Again
Format: eBook Published: April 2011 Time Read: 2 days Rating: ★★★½☆ My first Rainbow Rowell book did not disappoint. I have seen her name pop up all over the last few months and was just now able to get around to reading one of her books. In this case, it happened to be her first… Continue reading Book Review: There ARE A Few “Attachments” (by Rainbow Rowell) That I Like