Leaving

Photo by Athena on Pexels.com Write about a character leaving something, or someone, they love. She woke just before dawn. The darkness pulsated against her eyes, but she kept her eyes open as her surroundings gradually lightened. What she must do, had to happen; sooner, rather than later. If she didn't, she'd never have the…

Begin

Begin with yourself. Look at yourself, how you are, what you dream of, what you want. Start there, and start small. Begin with what you love. Read your romance novels, your horror novels, your contemporary fiction, your classics. Listen to your classical music, your pop, hip hop, rock. Play your sports, run your races, climb…

Thoughts on: Divergent by Veronica Roth

One of my favorite dystopian trilogies is Divergent by Veronica Roth. I love the world that Tris lives in; I find it interesting that people are divided into different factions based on their strongest trait. But the best book in the trilogy (aside from the first one, of course) is Allegiant. When I first started…

Science Fiction Classics I Need to Read

I've mentioned before that I don't read science fiction books a lot. I'm not into science and to read about futuristic science turns me off for some reason. However, I do want to read some more science fiction, particularly the classics, just so I know how science fiction became so popular and why people love…

5 Books About the Holocaust I Want to Read.

A topic that I always find myself reading about is the Holocaust. It's a horrible time in history, and yet I'm always drawn to these books. Even though the subject matter is dark and disturbing, there is always great resilience and hope to overcome the trauma. Here are some new(er) books about the Holocaust that…