I write books. And go insane. Simultaneously. Vote - which do you want to read?
Meet Jayla Cruz, an awesome aspiring author, who's here to talk about the holidays from a writer's perspective. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you be of good cheer It's the most wonderful time of the year With the days getting colder and the … Continue reading The Fourth Day of Christmas: A Writer’s Holidays
Happy December 16th! I’m sitting at my desk with a pilfered book of my dad’s: 101 Hymn Stories: The Inspiring True Stories Behind 101 Favorite Hymns by Kenneth W. Osbeck and my phone on Wikipedia, ready to impart some beautiful information on some of our favorite Christmas hymns. O Little Town of Bethlehem This … Continue reading The Third Day of Chistmas: Why We Don’t Sing Jingle Bells in Church
I don't know about you, but I find customs and traditions from around the world fascinating. So, here I have beside me the World Book Encyclopedia, ready to share some traditional customs from different countries around the world! Anyone else heard of the custom of hanging up the mistletoe, and kissing whoever stands beneath … Continue reading Christmas around the World
Aaaaah, Christmas. The time of the year when half of the world starts praying for snow. After all, what is the holiday if not a White Christmas? Normal, in my opinion. It’s a good 75 degrees outside today, and the family is doing yard work. Welcome to South America, where ‘tis the season to wear … Continue reading The First Day of Christmas: When Christmas was Outlawed (and a speedy update from yours truly)
Light shall rise as darkness wanes, To right the pain of suffering’s make; Born up on wings of hope’s last flight, Unfurls at last to birth new life. So sang the dawn. Light vs. darkness. Sacrifice. True, eternal, undying love that rises above the circumstances. I finished AnnMarie Pavese’s book So Sang the Dawn … Continue reading “So Sang the Dawn” Fangirling and Review
So, guys... I... um, wrote 20,000 words today. Twenty. Thousand. I also finished my longest project yet, Spoiler Warning, at 97k and a change. I think I broke my brain, but in a good way. Spoiler Warning Draft 1: DONE.
So I hit 100k today. *drops mic*
Aaaah, NaNoWriMo. The time of year wherein I ignore this blog (more than I do usually). The time of year when my communication levels vary from a grunt (as my fingers still continue flying over the keyboard) or high-level rambling, like maybe talking will remove my plot problems. This year, it's also a time for … Continue reading Spoiler Warning 101 – Watch Your Back Or You’ll Fall in Love With My Characters Too
The words aren't happening tonight. I have an all-new respect for those of you who work full-time jobs and then go home and write. Seriously. #NaNoWriMo2017 #notwriting