I think we’ve all been there: how can we get a job reading books?! I wonder sometimes if I majored in English Lit or something along those lines, what would my life look like? In college, I wasn’t a fast reader and was nervous to take a class during a regular semester along with four … More What’s My Ideal Bookish Job?
Did you know that Stephen King dreamed the entire plot of Misery on a plane? What other famous books were inspired by dreams? I can only imagine! That gives me a hope as an aspiring writer that inspiration can come from anywhere — we all have dreams! Maybe I should keep a log when I … More Famous Books that Began as Dreams
As I have continued to do research on creating and producing a podcast, I’ve come across some gems that I would love to share if you haven’t checked them out yourselves! Today, it’s all about Slightly Foxed – a quarterly literary magazine that provides members with book recommendations and editions off the beaten path. Let’s … More Bookish Podcast Review: Slightly Foxed
Every book I read, I do my best to place myself in the setting. Whether it’s the Scottish Highlands of Outlander or a hotel in Russia in A Gentleman from Moscow, it is always intriguing to paint that picture of where a piece of literature is taking place. Let’s take a look at what folks from Invaluable have … More A Bibliophile’s Trip Around the World
Back in kindergarten, I was a writing fiend! My teacher told my parents at every parent-teacher night that I had a wild imagination. I was constantly drawing with crayons and putting together short stories (with female protagonists :)) to share in class. I am not sure what happened between then and now but that fire … More An Author’s Life (Re)Imagined