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June 2017

#RebelliousWriting {AFRAID TO TURN THE PAGE}

pic from pinterest You’ve probably seen this thing called Rebellious Writing going around blogsphere lately. It was started by Gray as a rebellion against all the horrible stuff in the YA genre these days. This movement is making me do the happy dance, because I believe clean YA is really, really important. Books are amazing. Stories are powerful. I rambled on about that a few weeks ago. But while stories can be powerful in amazing ways by inspiring us to…

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{WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE YOU’RE GETTING WORSE} let’s talk perfectionism

picture from pinterest To be completely honest, I’ve been cringing over this very phrase for the past month: what if I’m getting worse?  In April, I wrote the second novel in my trilogy, Outcast. I can honestly believe that I was having a really good streak when writing that book. I can go back and read it and, for the first time, feel happy with my writing, knowing that it is good. It’s not all good, obviously, but it’s not…

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LET’S DO SUMMER {BUCKET LIST + TBR}

  IT’S SUMMER. Okay, so not literally, since it’s not the 21st yet, but I consider it summer whenever school is out, which is June, so… It’s summer. I’m leaving it at that xD – Hike into Yosemite Valley. I’m going to Yosemite this summer with my dad! (hopefully. there’s a lot of snow in the area XP) We went last year, and this year we’re hoping to hike in or out of the valley. In sounds easier, thus we’ll…

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bookish, life

{STORIES ARE POWERFUL}

just ignore the fact that none of my pictures ever have anything to do with the actual post 😛   Stories change us.   As readers of them, we’re effected by what happens to the characters, the struggles and trials they go through. Most of us don’t sit down to read a novel expecting to learn something; we’re looking for enjoyment.   Or, as C.S. Lewis quotes:   We read to know we are not alone   I could ramble…

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