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Review: Pilu of the Woods

I’m not crying, you’re crying. Pilu of the Woods is a charming, full-colour graphic novel that tells the story of Willow,…

Cover image for Dreamin Sun Volume 1; Shimana Kameko stands facing forward, a big smile on her face
Posted in 2019 Book recs Review

Review: Dreamin’ Sun (Volume 1)

The first part in Ichigo Takano’s Dreamin’ Sun series is equal parts sweet, silly, and touching. From the author of…

A woman rests her head in her arms
Posted in 2019 Blogging Writing about writing

Writer’s block: identifying what’s holding you back

Over the past couple of months, I’ve hit somewhat of a wall when it comes to working on my own…

Posted in 2019 Blogging Writing about writing

Rediscovering that spark of creativity

I’m a bit of an all or nothing kind of gal. Whether it’s binging the latest must-watch series (and it’s…

Posted in 2019 Blogging Letters from the acceptance pile Writing about writing

Letters from the acceptance pile: Written, Never Spoken

Earlier this month, my first-ever poetry submission to a…well, anything, was accepted for outright publication with a small magazine’s website….

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January roundup & book of the month: Pilu of the Woods

January’s been a pretty busy reading month for me. It’s the first year I’ve really decided to take the GoodReads…

Posted in Creative writing Pieces from the rejection pile

Pieces from the rejection pile: Congratulations

Getting up the courage to submit your creative work freaking sucks. In this mini-series of blog posts, I share some…

Posted in Notes from the rejection pile

Fear of rejection VS inertia of creation

Notes from the rejection pile: fear of rejection VS inertia of creation When I graduated with my MA in one…

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Books to beat the Monday blues

Blue Monday; falling on the third Monday of each January, it’s supposed to be the most depressing day of the…

Posted in Blogging Writing Writing about writing

Are you a pantser or a planner? Setting writing goals for the year ahead

are you a panster, or a planner? Do you plan every element of your story, or do you see where the journey will take you and jump in both feet first?