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What are you reading?

Hi YA Bookcasers! Today is going to be a short but sweet post. I'm curious - what book are you reading now, and would you recommend it (why or why not)? Here are my current reads: 2nd last read: I finally read The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater. Now, this isn't due to not wanting to… Continue reading What are you reading?

2018 · Book covers · Book reviews · Fantasy Books · Novels · Supernatural Books · Writing · YA Books · Young Adult books

My favorite book covers…

Hi Ya Bookcasers! I hope that May is treating you well! Today, I want to share with you my favorite five book covers! These are from no particular years; they're just the ones I like. What are your favorites?   The sheer beauty of this cover blows me away. It's full of atmosphere, tension, and… Continue reading My favorite book covers…

2018 · Creating · Novels · Revision · Writer's Block · Writing · Writing Life

Big story ideas & what to do with them

Hey YABookcasers! Today, I'd like to look at big story ideas. You know, the ones that you think of and think of and think of...but don't write. That cool, awesome big story that has an amazing world, dynamic characters, a killer plot, but yet, you're still not putting fingers to keyboard. So why not?I've been… Continue reading Big story ideas & what to do with them

2018 · Creating · Novels · Writer's Block · Writing · Writing Life

Where did all the good ideas go?

Hi YABookcasers, I've been talking to some friends lately, and it seems many of them have hit a writerly slump throughout the years (myself included!). I'm not talking about writer's block. The question that's got my attention is "Where did all the good ideas go?"Let me expound. Big blockbuster books hit the shelves regularly -… Continue reading Where did all the good ideas go?

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Epilepsy & osteoarthritis: depression, anxiety, or ego?

Hi YABookcasers, I don't often touch on my personal life through the blog. Sometimes I mention my epilepsy as it's an important topic to me. Sometimes I talk about my horses and dogs. A few people who know me know I have early-onset osteoarthritis. Today, I felt the need to discuss the difference between depression,… Continue reading Epilepsy & osteoarthritis: depression, anxiety, or ego?