January 2017

January 2017 I’m a little behind on things here…but that might be a running theme this year when it comes to posting. Books Read First read this month was Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library. Clearly, middle grade fodder, but it is pure fun and I loved how many classic books are scattered throughout. The only... Continue Reading →

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Revisiting Bad Writing: Comparisons

Comparisons As Buddhists say, “Comparisons are the root of all evil.” And despite bad judgment, the rule to follow for parents of multiple children. So, too, for an aspiring ‘anything,’ this is a golden rule too quickly forgotten. We draw comparisons between ourselves and every expert we come across. It is best not to put... Continue Reading →

Chapter Thursdays: Chewy Noh and the Legends of Spring / Chapter 8

8 -Chewy- “First of all, I have to thank you,” she said, her eyes glowing with praise and moonlight. “The way you got rid of Gangnim for us was wonderful. He was a bother to no end, and we can’t thank you enough.” Chewy furrowed his brow. “We?” “Why, of course! We pin-holders,” she said,... Continue Reading →

Chapter Thursdays: Chewy Noh and the Phantasm of Winter / Chapter 24

24 It took a second or two for his eyes to adjust, and then before him, Chewy saw a long dark hallway with a glowing rectangle at the other end. He walked slowly, studying the walls. There was something holding him in, keeping him on the path toward the light ahead, but when he reached... Continue Reading →

Chapter Thursdays: Chewy Noh and the Fall of the Mu-dang / Chapter 23

23 Chewy motioned to the Gills that he’d take the call in the living room. Alone, he asked his grandfather to continue. “I don’t know where exactly to start,” he said, his voice coming through all static-like, “Let me first say your grandmother died.” Chewy was confused, not only by how this had anything to... Continue Reading →

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