As 2022 comes to a close, I’m taking the opportunity to reflect. I’m on three different book-tracking sites, each with its own charts and graphs to offer insight, and I like to look at these from time to time to see where I’ve been on my reading journey and consider where I’m going next. Some… Continue reading Fun with Stats
The question in the title is one I have been asked countless times as an aspiring writer. It started out in junior high, when I was turning a former short story into my first ever novel. Of course I’d told my friends all about it with excitement, and of course I’d completely underestimated how much… Continue reading So… How’s that Novel Coming?
I was co-president of my university’s writing club by default. When I joined during my freshman year, there were two people running it. When that year was up, they graduated, leaving a void. I, being consistent to a fault, was one of the few who’d hardly ever missed a meeting, and, what’s more important, I… Continue reading How I Published Key Lime
When I was a kid, I would run out of the room when a preview for the first Harry Potter movie came on TV, much to the confusion of my family. I’d loved the books since my parents bought me the first one for Christmas—the only way that I could find a copy, since our… Continue reading Why I Prefer Books to Movies
One of the things I love to hate about modern discourse is the sheer number of false dichotomies, silly arguments, and debates in which each person is more determined to prove themselves right than to listen and consider the other person’s viewpoint. As someone who loves reading, the question of whether I read e-books or… Continue reading E-Books vs Physical Books
I didn’t realize there was a bookstore where I live until last weekend, when I decided to Google it. Clearly, I don’t get out much, but I’m happy to have found a place worth getting out for. My sense of direction is so bad I often say I could get lost inside a paper bag,… Continue reading Visiting My Local Bookstore
One of the things I like to do when taking a break is play video games. I tend to pick one I like and get really invested in it, playing for hours and hours and exploring all it has to offer. It can be really relaxing, a great way to recharge after a stressful day… Continue reading One of My Hobbies
I am an aspiring author currently seeking representation for my debut novel The Binding of Magic. It is a fantasy novel with science fiction elements that follows the story of Tim, a neo-pacifist warlock who is arrested for unlicensed witchcraft after heroically saving the royal family of Elniwald from an assassination attempt. The kicker is… Continue reading About Me