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Book Review: The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig

Book Review: The Girl From Everywhere A.K.A., the YA novel that redeemed all YA novels (for me, at least). In The Mayfair Witches series review, I said that I was growing weary of content in the YA/NA age range. So it’s only natural that The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig would force me toContinue reading Book Review: The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig

Cynthia’s Destiny

“No!” cries Katie, her soft blonde ringlets bouncing around her red, tear-streaked face. Tiny fingers curl around the strap of her mother’s purse, pulling it off her shoulder. “Katie! Now, you know better than that,” chides her mother, prying the three-year old’s fingers from the purse. The little girl plops down on the floor ofContinue reading Cynthia’s Destiny

Shades of Green

I know this is a dream because I recognize the shade of green. A tingle of anticipation ripples through me, more a mental sensation than physical. Then again, without a physical brain, sensations can’t really be felt. Until they reach the brain, the feelings are only signals. So are thoughts. Would I cease to existContinue reading Shades of Green

The Life of Miles Credence, A REM World Backstory | Pt 1

WARNING: Brief instances of offensive language. Miles smashes the little red car against the semi-truck he brought to his kindergarten class. “Crash! Squeeee!” he cries, making the truck flip over and driving the red car in a wide arc. Another little boy comes up to watch him, but doesn’t sit down. Miles doesn’t recognize him.Continue reading The Life of Miles Credence, A REM World Backstory | Pt 1

Evoking Emotions In The Reader Is Vital To Your Writing

Evoking emotions in the reader is essential to keeping them invested in your characters. If they don’t care about your characters, then your plot is carrying the entire story. Sometimes that works, but more often than not, it hurts your chances of keeping the reader’s attention. So, what can you do to rile up yourContinue reading Evoking Emotions In The Reader Is Vital To Your Writing

The Mayfair Witches Series by Anne Rice | A Book Review

Time for a book review! The Witching Hour, Lasher, and Taltos aren’t fantasy novels, but they do have some supernatural elements or ten, so I’m gonna do it. When my family and I are done moving and I unpack my books, I’ll do in-depth reviews on each book in the series. Until then, this isContinue reading The Mayfair Witches Series by Anne Rice | A Book Review