Hey guys! Yesterday I got accepted into the New England Young Writer's Conference at Middlebury College, Breadloaf to be exact (I already know what you're thinking about that name :)) I don't know how selective it is, but I'm really glad I get to go. It's a weekend away in the rolling green hills of … Continue reading New England Young Writers Conference!
Let me tell you how I came across this book. I was shelving books at my local library in the Young Adult section, when I picked up this book off of my trolley. I just couldn't bring myself to put it on the shelf. They say to never judge a book by its cover, but … Continue reading One Of Us Is Lying Book Review
Hey everyone! It feels so good to finally be DONE with school and finals and what not. Seriously, it's like I can breathe again. So most of you probably have an idea of what summer is like. For the grown-ups, not much changes. You still have to work, and you only get off for maybe … Continue reading Summer: A Time For… What, Exactly?
Hey guys, here's a spoken word I wrote for my Bible Class. It's about suicide, a topic I've been so so concerned about after reading 13 Reasons Why and All the Bright Places. I hope this really gets the point across. Whether you're Christian or not, I just want to let you know that there … Continue reading A Spoken Word About Suicide
Since none of you have commented what you would like to see on my blog (please do, I want to make sure I'm tapping my entire audience!), I thought I'd do a quick life update, just to let you guys know I'm alive (I'm sure you were getting pretty worried) School: Going pretty well. A … Continue reading Update I Guess?
Pretty great. I know I'm giving a lot of good ratings to a lot of books, but this one was seriously phenomenal. I'll list a few points to condense the awe I feel from this book. The imagery: incredible. Fitzgerald found a way to make me imagine the East Egg as the 16th century European (hence … Continue reading How Great Was The Great Gatsby Novel?
Beauty in the Beast. What seems like a simple "tale as old as time" is more than. Yes, the movie was good. (Although I was watching it with my friends, and we were laughing the whole time. Yes, we were those annoying girls that are laughing the whole time. No shame.) But the stories I've … Continue reading Love Story or Joking about Stockholm’s?