How to Create the Perfect Summer Tale // Bookish Summer 2017

Summer is a popular season to set books in, whether the book comes out in June and July or in the crispy days of October. Certain things work better than other tropes, though, and the great summer books are more than the ones that are simply set in May through August. I wanted to do … More How to Create the Perfect Summer Tale // Bookish Summer 2017

In Which I Am Very Picky About What Goes into My Bookish Shopping Cart

I’m a bit of an in-between person – to the average, not-so-book-obsessed person, I own a lot of books and probably buy a lot as well, but compared to many people in the bookish community, I’m not so bad at saving my money when it comes to going overboard with the book buying. As such, … More In Which I Am Very Picky About What Goes into My Bookish Shopping Cart

The Minutiae of Lacey // Beautiful People

Another month, another Beautiful People post, hosted by the fantastic Cait and Sky. This month is all about Lacey Kohl, the protagonist of Starlight. Like most stories, this is a story I’ve been working on for years, has been started and restarted countless times, and has definitely changed over the time. Lacey has some traits that … More The Minutiae of Lacey // Beautiful People

Parents Are More Than Biology // Beautiful People

Well, this is already late because it was the May topic, but whatever – this is the latest Beautiful People post from Cait and Sky. This month is all about the parents, so instead of looking at biological parents of my many, many characters, I decided to look at unofficial parents, since found families can be … More Parents Are More Than Biology // Beautiful People

New Writing Year, New Writing Goals // Beautiful Books

There was a brief break, but Cait and Sky are back with another Beautiful Books post, this time focusing on writing and editing goals for the new year. I’ve been pretty busy and ignoring my writing lately, and I just started student teaching, so I probably won’t have a lot of time to write and edit, … More New Writing Year, New Writing Goals // Beautiful Books