Book Reviews, Random Ramblings, Writing

How to Write a Novel with Multiple Storylines

What do The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver, Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, and Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel have in common? They're all award-winning stories written by talented authors. Yet, these three books are also different genres, different styles of writing, different timelines and locations, different points of view, different everything! So what do… Continue reading How to Write a Novel with Multiple Storylines

Random Ramblings

“I would_____, but I can’t because_____.”

I make excuses for myself ALL of the time. EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. I procrastinate. I find other ways to spend my time, doing tasks that in NO WAY reflect my goals. Last night I stumbled upon this vlog post by Dana Ellington, MAPW. She talks about limiting beliefs and the lies we tell ourselves. https://youtu.be/CCLTkLEKEag… Continue reading “I would_____, but I can’t because_____.”

Random Ramblings, Movie Reviews

7 Life Changing Lessons From Hedwig and the Angry Inch

*Warning: If you are squeamish about movies that contain men who dress in women's clothing, women who dress in men's clothing, partial nudity, the occasional use of crass language, or just musicals in general...then this movie may not be right for you. Hedwig and the Angry Inch was written by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen… Continue reading 7 Life Changing Lessons From Hedwig and the Angry Inch