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My Writing Process

Writing is my aspiration, hobby, activity to fill the void, and go-to cure for a blue head. For those who don’t know, I’m most passionate about writing novels, but I’ve had my go at everything from articles to plays and films. I’ve written and finished two full-length novels and several screenplays. A few people have asked me how I …

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Some Books I Read in 2017 and What’s on My Bedside Table for 2018

I can’t express the joys of a free cup of coffee. And exceptional coffee. I swear, it makes my day every time. People should go to cafes more often. Like every day. I forgot the sweet satisfaction of a smooth cup of black coffee. I’m pretty sure it’s what love would taste like. Remember when …

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Book Review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Ooh yay, this is a bookworm moment! (First of many…) This might have topped my list at all-time favorite. Okay maybe not. But maybe. I already know I’m going to read it again. I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson is an absolute must read. MUST. Necessary. Required (for life). It has everything from …

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several ways to overcome writer's block when you can't write
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7 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

You sit down, stare at your computer screen for an hour, then realize you’ve written nothing at all. Your word count isn’t counting and you can’t walk away because then you would have just sat down for nothing in the first place, right? But maybe walking away is the best way to keep going. If …

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Fiction has more purposes to be read other than for pleasure. There are many benefits in reading about fictional young adults on a page.
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Why You Should Read Fiction

Once upon a time, back in my junior year of high school, we played ‘two truths one lie’ in my creative writing class. (If you don’t know the game, you make 3 claims and everyone else guesses which one isn’t true). So anyway, it was my turn to say my three things and I felt …

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