When I started this blog back in... 1898, or whatever year that was, I actually had it in mind to chronicle my journey as an aspiring author. Well, that intention has since gone a little off the rails, but I've never stopped writing stories. In fact, I've definitely done more of that than I have … Continue reading I’m Publishing a Book! (ARC Readers Wanted)
This is my review of Duneflyer by Jay Aspen, Book 1 of the Stormweaver saga! I received a free digital copy of this book courtesy of Reedsy Discovery, and all opinions are my own! See my review on Reedsy! Become a Reedsy reviewer! (I get a little somethin' somethin' at no cost to you!) Disclaimer: … Continue reading Book Review: Duneflyer by Jay Aspen
The Vampire's Assistant is a movie that exists, and that's about where it stops for most people. But I'm not most people. No, as a matter of fact, I think I constitute the whole of this film's fanbase. It's a crying shame that you can't call something a cult classic just because you think it … Continue reading The Vampire’s Assistant Movie Could Be a Cult Classic
Why hello! In case you missed Part 1 of this 2-part ridiculously in-depth analysis of Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper, you can check that out here! Then come on over and enjoy Part 2 in all its... glory...? As with Part 1, here is my full video, and then below that is a … Continue reading The Princess and the Pauper is Way Better Than You Remember: Part 2
Sometimes, when you rewatch the movies that you enjoyed as a child, you think to yourself, “Was I really that dumb?” Whether because of your undeveloped brain or the fact that kids have way different priorities when consuming media, rewatching certain things as an adult simply doesn’t stand up to scrutiny, even if it’s still … Continue reading The Princess and the Pauper is Way Better Than You Remember: Part 1
New summer reads? Bah! There's too many, and by the time you get through some of them, summer is over and you're already thinking about fall reads. No, my friend, what you need is a summer reading list that transcends the year 2021 while also staying firmly rooted in it. What you need is variety! … Continue reading The Only Summer Reading List You Need in 2021
Well, well, well. Look at me, jumping on that Amazon Prime Day train. But not to worry, I'm still totally niche and not mainstream, because I'm only covering the best Prime Day deals for readers... a.k.a., only the deals I would be interested in. Because it's all about me, obviously! First off, if you don't … Continue reading The Best Prime Day Deals for Readers in 2021
If you've been around the writing community for a hot minute, you may have heard people compare plotters vs pantsers when they talk about writing stories. The terms themselves are pretty self-explanatory (and we'll get to them in a minute), but how do you know which one you are? And more importantly, in the battle … Continue reading Plotters vs Pantsers: Which Are You?
Looking to title your up-and-coming YA novel (especially if it's fantasy or science fiction)? Say no more! I have a foolproof formula for coming up with captivating, marketable, and *totally original* YA book titles. Behold, the definitive YA book title generator!!! Warning: snarkiness ahead. Title Your YA Novel in 3 Easy Steps So, I don't … Continue reading The Definitive YA Book Title Generator: Title Your YA Novel in 3 Easy Steps!
As a musician (recreationally, mind you,) I’m always thrilled when I come across a novel about music or that centers around musicians. After all, they are a unique breed. Ergo, they ought to make for some pretty interesting fictional characters, right? Right! But wait! (you may exclaim,) isn’t it kind of weird to read about … Continue reading The Best Novels About Music and Musicians