Novel-in-Progress: Duology!

The fourth draft of The Harvest is in the hands of my betas. However, I've officially decided to also get professional help. The editor I'm interested in works for the same publishing company which published one of my favorite books, Dreadnought by April Daniels. Aside from catching up on reading, I started to fiercely study the authors I adore in terms of … Continue reading Novel-in-Progress: Duology!

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Responses!!! Sweet and Beautiful Responses!

So the responses to The Harvest are slowly rolling in! One beta is super excited and wants to read more. I'll send her the next hundred pages! She said she usually doesn't like fantasy (she's the one that introduced me to Ellen Hopkins), but she's interested in my story. The other beta is my mom … Continue reading Responses!!! Sweet and Beautiful Responses!

Reading Without Walls

I'm well over two months late to this challenge, but as I always like to say, better late than never! Recently, I found out about the #ReadingWithoutWalls challenge from one of my favorite authors, Marissa Meyer. The challenge was brought on by Gene Luen Yang, who worked on AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER! Can you feel my excitement? … Continue reading Reading Without Walls

Leaving My Part-time Job: The Excitement, the Relief, the Concerns of Only One Source of Income

Last week I handed in my resignation letter to my part-time job. It was the scariest and most refreshing thing I've done this year aside from putting in my application for graduate school. For over a year now I've worked part-time at my town music academy and full-time at my library. That means working five to six … Continue reading Leaving My Part-time Job: The Excitement, the Relief, the Concerns of Only One Source of Income