Leaving Mystical Japan: The Last Dragon King by James Calbraith

We’ve arrived at the last book of ‘The Year of the Dragons’ series by James Calbraith, The Last Dragon King. I didn’t like the previous book as much as I did the others, but the epic conclusion in The Last Dragon King makes up for it. There will be spoilers if you haven’t read all Read More

Wonderbook-Cover

On My Mind: Going On An Adventure

A few years ago, when I started getting serious about writing, I wanted to read more about writing. Many writers have a recommended reading list for new and aspiring writers. Stephen King’s On Writing is on all of those lists. Most of them have Ann Lamott’s Bird By Bird. And let’s not forget Elements Of Read More

Nano prep- where to begin

NaNoWriMo Prep: Where To Begin?

Every year millions of people around the world sit down and write together in November. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has been an international event for a long time with writers participating globally, but the name sticks. Most writers know the abbreviation of NaNoWriMo and new words like NaNo-novel came to live. It’s halfway through Read More

On My Mind: Taking On 101 Goals

It’s the first of september and for years this period marked a new academic or school year. It’s been six years and I miss it. I was the kid who longed to be back in school and who would still be a student of time and money allowed it. Instead I have to find my own challenges.

I’ve created a list of 101 goals to complete in 1001 days, that is my challenge for the next three years.

The Path Keeper by N. J. Simmonds

After a month long of working on a historical novel and reading non fiction, I was in desperate need of some Young Adult (YA) romance and I thought The Path Keeper fit the bill. Soon after I started reading, I forgot the time and I had other things to do. I didn’t put it down again after I continued reading. It’s a perfect summer read for when you have time to finish a book in one go.