10 Literary Agents I Follow on Twitter

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One thing these agents all have in common is that they are happy to give advice and answer questions for newbie writers. Laura ZatsĀ – One-half of the literary friends that brings us the podcast Print Run Caitie Flum-Always friendly and open to questions Jessica Sinsheimer-Co-creator of Manuscript Academy and Manuscript Wish List Brooks Sherman– Just […]

14 Romance Novels of 2018

Yup, it’s that time of year again. RosesĀ given to loved ones, scarfing down chocolates, romantic dinners. That’s right. It’s Valentines Day. I am a big fan of romance and thought that my Valentine’s Day gift to you, would be a list of 14 romance novels being released this year. The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory […]

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I am one of those people that can’t write in silence. However, I am also one of those people that can’t write if I am listening to music I know the words to. So my compromise is to listen to instrumentals. The playlist below is one I have made from movie/tv soundtracks, classical music, and […]

2018 Goals

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Who needs resolutions when you can have goals? To me, resolutions are things people hope to accomplish, but rarely actually make an effort towards. Goals, on the other hand, are things that people will actually work for. That is why for 2018 I am making goals, not resolutions. I’ll keep this post simple and just […]

*This blog post was written August of 2017 and was never posted for some reason… I told you guys back in May that I was reading only books by women of color from June to August. What can I say, but that it was an amazing and enriching experience. Reading books in different genres and […]

A Resolution Like None Other

First of all, Happy New Year! It’s a new year and I am going to have a new attitude. I know the usual new year blog post on a quiet blog is to pledge to post more. I’m even guilty of having done it before. But not this time. Over the last few month’s I’ve […]

Building a Classroom Library

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So, this week, let’s start off with some great news: I have accepted a position as a Language Arts teacher at a local high school! I am so excited for this position. Some of you may know, I originally went in to get my Master’s so I could eventually teach on the college level, but, […]

#PitchWars: Time To #PimpMyBio!

What’s up #PitchWars mentors and mentees. I have to admit, I’m kind of nervous. I’ve never done #PitchWars before, let alone #PimpMyBio. Not totally sure what is supposed to go in these things, but after cruising through a few posts, I am going to try my hand at it. As they say, you miss 100% […]

15 Jane Austen Adaptations You Need In Your Life

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2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. In the past few weeks there have been celebrations, including the reveal of a ten pound note featuring a portrait of Austen. She was only 41 when she passed, but in that time she managed to write seven novels, along with many more short stories found […]