The Nutcracker Book Tag!!!

Happy Holidays and Merry Wassail! Since I'm in such a festive mood, I thought I'd take the liberty of creating a book tag... a Nutcracker Book Tag, to be exact! It’s not exactly a secret that I love the Nutcracker… the music, the story, the choreography, (some of) the film adaptations… to me, The Nutcracker … Continue reading The Nutcracker Book Tag!!!

It’s Finally Fall Book Tag!

I love fall. Maybe it's a bit of a cliche, but I don't care--the cooler weather, the leaves changing, the cozy sweaters, even Halloween and the spooky vibes... it's all right in my wheelhouse! And yes, pumpkin-flavored things factor in there somewhere, though my penchant for pumpkin spice varies depending on the day. Fall is … Continue reading It’s Finally Fall Book Tag!

Short Story 101 When You Don’t Like Writing Short Stories

Listen, I'm gonna be honest here: this one wasn't that interesting to talk about. Sixteen is a collection of--you guessed it--sixteen short stories by young adult authors from the 80s. It had some good ones, it had some not-so-good ones. I enjoyed reading it but it also brought back a lot of... interesting memories about … Continue reading Short Story 101 When You Don’t Like Writing Short Stories