(And No One Can Tell Me Otherwise) Just recently, I took a BuzzFeed quiz in which the author acknowledged that Mulan is the best Disney princess, and I was so incredibly happy. Whenever I state this (sadly unpopular) opinion to, well, anyone else, the response is always the same: "Mulan isn't even a real princess, … Continue reading Why Mulan is the Best Princess
Hi all, and welcome to the 2017 Chapter One Conference Blog Tour. I am very excited to be able to host Ch1Con on my blog today and tell you all about the amazing line-up for the 2017 conference. If you've never heard of Chapter One Conference (also lovingly referred to as Ch1Con) before, let me … Continue reading 2017 Ch1Con BLOG TOUR!!!
This is going to be a short story, but I thought it was too funny not to share. Note 1: Something to know about my friends is that we are all incredibly opinionated, but not a single one of us is good at making decisions. For opinionated people, we are somehow too laid-back when it … Continue reading The Enigma That is Chili’s
A Monster Calls is a work of literary fiction published in 2011 by Patrick Ness with (stunning) illustrations by Jim Kay. The story follows thirteen-year-old Conor who is struggling with the reality of his mother's treatments and his grandmother's cold-hearted exterior. When the yew tree in his backyard suddenly pays him a visit in the … Continue reading A Monster Calls (5 stars)
Every writer has been a young writer at some point, although I suppose there are some who didn't find writing until later in life (the exception). It would be very hypocritical of me to say that the following tips are life-altering, book-deal providing sanctions from the heavens, cause they are not. I do not have … Continue reading Tips for Young Writers
by Kristin Elizabeth Clark Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity is a YA contemporary work released in 2016 about Jess, a girl amidst gender transition, and her best friend Chunk as they take a road trip from San Jose to Chicago for Jess' father's wedding. This is the plot in its most basic … Continue reading Review: Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity (3.25 Stars)
Hey all, Not going to lie, I almost forgot to post the excerpt of my own story! In my defense, I was up all night last night with food poisoning, and I am crazy tired right now. Still, just as the show must go one, the book must be read! (That was so lame, I … Continue reading TWISTED Anthology: Day 4 of Blog Tour!