ONE WEEK LEFT!

Hey everyone!As most of you know already I am offering my book for free through the Story Cartel website. It has been up there for 14 days already and today begins your last week to get it. You can download it for free by going here: http://www.storycartel.com/books/the-trials-of-the-core Now, the cool thing about Story Cartel is … Continue reading ONE WEEK LEFT!

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Moby Dick – A Review

Aahh, the “Great-American Novel” as many scholars call it–Moby Dick. Normally, I would not have picked this book up because of it’s sheer complexity. But, now that I am a secondary education major of English and may need to be versed in this book for teaching purposes I found it useful to actually read it. … Continue reading Moby Dick – A Review

A Delayed December Launch

Hey everyone, Alright so this is the saddest thing in the world to announce (at least for me) but I have been promoting my official book launch for December 10th, for forever now it seems. And alas, I do not believe it is going to happen (unless a miracle happens). In truth, I am not … Continue reading A Delayed December Launch

Why I Can Never Compete in NanoWrimo…

Okay, this is a personal confession, although I am an author I have never competed in NanoWrimo. For those of you who do not know what this is it is New Novel November Month. Pretty much you write an entire novel in one month. I know, as an author, I feel ashamed for admitting the … Continue reading Why I Can Never Compete in NanoWrimo…

Ender’s Game: From Book to Movie

Alright, so I am disappointed to admit this but until the movie gained popularity, I had not read Ender’s Game even though it is considered to be a staple in the science-fiction genre. Needless to say, I bought the book on my Kindle and I read it before seeing the movie. I always find it … Continue reading Ender’s Game: From Book to Movie

What can be Improved Upon in English College Courses

So, there are a few things that have been bugging me for a while now. This blog post actually gets a little long so I’m expanding it into multiple parts. Part one talks about writing courses in college, although all of this can probably be applied to high school writing courses as well.  Part 2 … Continue reading What can be Improved Upon in English College Courses

Words You Should Cut in Your Writing

Hey everyone! So, I was cleaning my room up and I came across a sheet of paper that I always had taped to my desk in college while I was writing. Before this I read the book "How to Write a Damn Good Novel" by James Frey and so much of the advice comes from … Continue reading Words You Should Cut in Your Writing