I had a special request to review this mostly true book by the authors, Lexi and Susan Haas. the year of the buttered cat is a middle grade book about Lexi’s deep brain stimulation surgeries (DBS) and yes, a buttered cat is in the book.
I don’t make new year’s resolutions. Instead of resolutions, I try to have a reasonable set of goals that are doable. So, here they are: Drafting an adult mystery: I am currently writing this murder mystery mainly from the perspective of a girl that has chronic pain and a third-person perspective of a serial killer.… Continue reading What the hell am I doing this year?
From coming-of-age to science fiction and mystery, I have to say that I have been a reader this year. So here it is: the top five fiction books or series I loved this year: Of course, A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green is by far my favorite read in sci-fi. Read the post about… Continue reading Best Fiction Books I Read in 2020
What am I doing to learn to better my craft of writing and how to market me and my books even though I don’t have a book out? Recently I wrote about taking some Coursera courses which have been interesting. I’ve also been interested in trying out Skillshare for a while because it features a… Continue reading Learning with Skillshare
The thing is, you might be sick of the politics. That is why I bestowed it upon myself to write fun alongside writing political. So, when not obsessing about politics, what am I doing? What am I reading right now? I’ve started rereading this political book…damn…I wanted to keep politics out of this post. It… Continue reading What am I…
How do I describe this book I read in two days and have been waiting for two years? 3 words: GET IT NOW! It’s brilliantly written…OOPS! I’m so excited that I forgot to say that it is a sequel to An Absolutely Remarkable Thing (AART) by Hank Green and if you haven’t read AART, where… Continue reading A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor: NO SPOILERS REVIEW
It’s been a difficult 2020. I would say that it’s been a difficult couple of years for me personally in figuring out what to do with my life and dealing with medical issues. But 2020 just added a whole new meaning to difficult. Thoughts on COVID I am at high risk of catching this virus… Continue reading 2020202020202020202020202020
I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. Ralph Ellison There are so many places I would have rather been this week – like rallies, protests, volunteering to help in some way. George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis and I live in the Twin Cities. This was hard for me to not… Continue reading Time for change
I’m on my last read through of my book before sending it to the beta readers. I have some people handpicked for the first round of reading. I’m nervous about sharing my work. I’m thinking this might be the scary part of being an author – opening yourself up to criticism. Not really like my… Continue reading Almost there
These are the books that I have read or am reading while staying home: I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall is a survival story about a teenager who is trying to survive the Alaskan wilderness alone. It’s a brilliant book if you like the Hunger Games and if you want to read about… Continue reading Books to read