Posts tagged with: books

2019 Reading Challenge

While I’d like to increase my goal from this past year (that I hit, thank you very much), I like to think that I have realistic expectations. With that being said, I plan on maintaining my goal of 36 new books read this year. This will not, of course, take... Read More

Review: We Were Liars

I listened to this book with my creative writing class on the advice of another teacher. My class is made up of 22 students of 10th, 11th, and 12th grade. There is about the same number of boys and girls in the class. With a few exceptions, they really enjoyed... Read More

King of Swords: Sneak Peek

I thought you might be interested in learning a little bit about this work in progress, so here is a sample scene and a link to my Pintrest board where I store my inspiration for this work. Keep in mind this scene may or may not appear in the final... Read More

WIP: King of Swords

I’m currently working my way through Holly Lisle’s How To Write a Novel class. It is a happy coincidence that NaNoWriMo begins in November. I decided to take my work in progress novel for Holly’s class and use it as my NaNoWriMo entry for this year. With my school obligations and... Read More

Reading Challenge 2018

Seeing as I have all this teacher stuff going on – and I want to have all this writer stuff going on – I decided to go light on my reading challenge this year. However, I’m really blowing through the numbers, so I may have to reevaluate my goal! 2018... Read More

Learning Literature

I have a confession to make. I haven’t read much American Literature. There. I said it. Beyond what I had to read in college and, of course, modern fiction which can’t quite be called literature, I’ve avoided reading large quantities of the American authors with the possible exception of Poe.... Read More