"I imagined the broken rocks as the broken bodies of my enemies, the bones shattered, their trembling arms reaching upward in a useless gesture of total and complete defeat. I was a very odd little girl."
2019 was a fun year! I have a story published in Youth Imagination Magazine! I've been doing a ton of writing. This year I'm being more intentional with my posts and focusing more on writing craft.
Sabaa Tahir is one of my new favorite authors! Ember in the Ashes is Sabaa Tahir’s first book. She is an experienced writer though; she worked for the Washington Post right after University, and it shows. Her writing is tight, as in no wasted words. This book is a YA book and yet won a … Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes
Dan Wells is also on Writing Excuses with Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, and Howard Taylor. This is the second book I've read by Dan Wells. The first one I read a few years ago is called Partials. It was a good story centered around a brilliant idea, but it got a little too teenager … Continue reading I am Not a Serial Killer
My first review simply must be a YA book by my favorite author, Brandon Sanderson. I have listened to a podcast by Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinnett Kowal, and Howard Taylor for the last 6 years or so. The podcast is called Writing Excuses and is about the craft of writing … Continue reading Steelheart