Salem’s Lot Review

Christy Hails to The King: Salem’s Lot [Reread] [5/5] [Spoilers]   Thousands of miles away from the small township of 'Salem's Lot, two terrified people, a man and a boy, still share the secrets of those clapboard houses and tree-lined streets. They must return to 'Salem's Lot for a final confrontation with the unspeakable evil … Continue reading Salem’s Lot Review

Carrie Review

Christy Hails To The King: Carrie [Reread] [3/5] [Spoilers]   Carrie knew she should not use the terrifying power she possessed... But one night at her senior prom, Carrie was scorned and humiliated just one time too many, and in a fit of uncontrollable fury she turned her clandestine game into a weapon of horror … Continue reading Carrie Review

The Reader, the Writer, and the Review

The  book  is  out.  Congrats.  Everyone  is  overjoyed.  The  writer  has  just  released  a  couple  hundred  pages  of  hard work  and  dedication.  Blood,  sweat,  and  tears  went  into  every  word,  every  edit,  and  each  stylistic  decision  on the font,  spacing,  word  choice,  and  the  cover. The  reader  has  a  new  book  to  devour.  A  couple  … Continue reading The Reader, the Writer, and the Review

I’m Fine

It’s  scary,  isn’t  it? Realizing  you’re  depressed  is  a  struggle.  Being  able  to  admit  it  to  yourself,  seeking  some  sort  of  help  whether  that  means  medicine,  therapy,  or  some  other  outlet,  choosing  to  fight  back  against  this  mental  disorder  that  threatens  every  good  thing  in  your  life,  it’s  terrifying but  not  nearly  as  terrifying  as  … Continue reading I’m Fine

Confessions, Blabbering, and Trying to Stay Motivated

As we  near  the  end  of  the  month,  I  know  I  can’t  be  the  only  one  who  has  already  begun  to  feel  doubt  plague  my  plans.  You  see,  I  think  we  all  come  into  each  new  year  with  very  high  hopes (shout out to my  PATD fans) and  feel  the  motivation  to  take  the  next  … Continue reading Confessions, Blabbering, and Trying to Stay Motivated

Editing and How I Do It

Let  me  preface  this  by  saying  I  absolutely  hate  editing.  I’m  sure  I’m  not  alone  in  this.  Writing  a  book  isn’t  always  the  easiest,  but  the  worst  writing  days  are  still  better  than  the  best  editing  days  for  me,  and  I’d  say  that  was  telling  of  how  much  I  don’t  like  to  edit. With  that  … Continue reading Editing and How I Do It