A palette of watercolour paints and two paintbrushes
Photography

Brightening things up

Writing is easily my number one creative outlet, and photography is my second. But here's the thing: Every once in a while, I crave a little something different. I think everyone does. Or nearly everyone. It's human nature to want to mix things up a little bit. Last weekend, I did that by painting a… Continue reading Brightening things up

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Book teasers: The One & Only, by Maria La Serra (and a giveaway!)

When I first read the summary of Maria La Serra's The One & Only, there were two aspects that instantly called out to me: The magazine setting, and the enemies-to-lovers plot. The first got my attention because of my journalism background; novels set in newspaper or magazine offices often catch my eye for that very… Continue reading Book teasers: The One & Only, by Maria La Serra (and a giveaway!)

A copy of Dear Fahrenheit 451, by Annie Spence, and a coffee mug
Book Recommendation

Book recommendation: Dear Fahrenheit 451, by Annie Spence

Do you know how I sometimes say that certain books are best suited for certain people? Well, here's the type of person that should read Dear Fahrenheit 451, by Annie Spence: Anyone who loves books. Seriously. If you're a book-lover of any sort, you should check this one out. Because that's what Dear Fahrenheit 451… Continue reading Book recommendation: Dear Fahrenheit 451, by Annie Spence

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Book excerpt: The Night Docket, by Michele Lang (and a giveaway!)

Characters who can speak to the dead... I don't know why they appeal to me as much as they do. But there's something about them that draw me to a book, and make me at least want to read more of it, if not buy it altogether. Michele Lang's The Night Docket is no exception.… Continue reading Book excerpt: The Night Docket, by Michele Lang (and a giveaway!)