Harry Potter, Reading, Tags

10 Books I Could Re-read Forever (Top Ten Tuesday)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish, and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. I'm actually not much for re-reading books, no matter how much I loved them. However, there are certain books that I have, want to, or wouldn't mind reading again. So today, here are… Continue reading 10 Books I Could Re-read Forever (Top Ten Tuesday)

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fiction, romance, Short Story Sunday

Megan’s Choice

Word count: 200 Megan's heart raced, and her life flashed before her eyes as she considered her response. She saw the moment she first met her best friend.  He introduced himself in a bookshop when he saw her reading his favourite book.  It was a short and friendly conversation, but continued later when they met… Continue reading Megan’s Choice

Character Fascination, Personal Life

Whatever. It’s Normal, OK? | Using Escapism to Cope With Depression

I wrote this as a private post a month ago, but I decided I’d go ahead and share it. I’ll still probably take it down later. Every time I get a new crush (or a crush just continues to yank on my heart for a longer period of time), I have to allow myself to… Continue reading Whatever. It’s Normal, OK? | Using Escapism to Cope With Depression

Reading, Tags

10(?) Books I’ve Decided I’m No Longer Interested In Reading (Top Ten Tuesday)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish, and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. I tend to be picky with the kinds of media I absorb, and that includes books. There are certain subjects prevalent in society that I'm sensitive to, but sometimes I simply lose interest.… Continue reading 10(?) Books I’ve Decided I’m No Longer Interested In Reading (Top Ten Tuesday)

friendship, Male POV, romance, Short Story Sunday, young adult

The Girl Next Door

Word count: 291 I reach in the shopping bag and pull out the book.  Staring at the beautiful cover, I feel along its clean, untampered edges. I take one long whiff of the brand new pages before I set it down on the paper to be gift-wrapped. Nicole is going to love it. Nicole is… Continue reading The Girl Next Door

life, Personal Life, Writing

We All Need Encouragement

I often get discouraged when it comes to my writing.  For one thing, I have trouble with self-motivation.  If I had a paid outside-the-house writing job, I guarantee I could get s*** done.  Working from home just doesn't work for me, for some reason.  No matter what the assignment is, I hate every minute of… Continue reading We All Need Encouragement