WIP WEDNESDAY (NANOWRIMO 2017 PREP EDITION): POST #3

Hi, everyone! I’ve been absent from this blog the past week and a half or so, but I promise I’ve done work toward my WiP since then! Since my last post, I’ve… done more outlining: I’m up to Chapter 11. Almost half-way through, guys! 😀 started finalizing my playlist: added to my research document: I’ve done more […]

Mood & Music Monday: 8/14/17

Hello, friends, and welcome this week’s Mood and Music Monday! Mood and Music Monday is a weekly meme I’ve started, wherein I’ll post a song and talk about how it relates to my day/week, as well as a few other things. (And, in case anyone’s wondering, this meme has no relation to Lauren’s [from Always Me] […]

The Top 10 Most Common Mistakes Writers Make in their Manuscripts when Sending to Beta Readers

It’s hard to write a novel. Many writers know this well, devoting countless hours–sometimes years–and sleepless nights to a kernel of a story idea, cultivating that idea into something which will, hopefully, blossom into a full-length novel. But even after you hammer out the general details–plot threads, character arcs, scene outlines–sometimes a book is just plain […]

Mood & Music Monday: 7/31/17 + AUGUST TBR

Hello, friends, and welcome this week’s Mood and Music Monday! Mood and Music Monday is a weekly meme I’ve started, wherein I’ll post a song and talk about how it relates to my day/week, as well as a few other things. (And, in case anyone’s wondering, this meme has no relation to Lauren’s [from Always Me] […]

WiP Wednesday (NaNoWriMo 2017 Prep Edition): Post #1

Hello, all! It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted anything about my WiP (Work in Progress), as I’m sure you’ve noticed. Between schoolwork/college stuff, extracurricular commitments, traveling, and health issues, I haven’t been setting aside time to work on The L.S. MS, so I figured it was pointless to keep giving you the same […]

DON QUIXOTE: Review

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, translated by Walter Starkie Published by Signet Classics on October 1, 1965 (first published January 16, 1605) Genres: historical fiction, classics Pages: 1056 Format: Paperback Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads | Audible Rating: ★★★★ I’m not sure how accurate my rating of this book is for several reasons. Firstly, I read this book a year ago, which […]