When I was I bored, I read Junie B. Jones and laughed at her antics. When my sister was sick and away in the hospital, I could pretend she was staying with Amelia Bedelia and would be coming home soon. When my parents were divorcing, I realized it wasn't as scary as the Goosebumps books … Continue reading Why I love to read?
I've already made one post on general beta reading for writers, and now this will be directed at beta readers. If a writer requests a beta reader, that doesn't mean they will send this first draft to everyone. Often times, I will send it to the first few, then make changes, and send that draft to the … Continue reading Things Beta Readers Should Know
Dear Parents; Children who are read to have larger vocabularies. Children who are read to tend to continue to read into adulthood. Children who are read to have higher comprehension skills. Children who are read to develop writing skills much earlier. Children who are read to tend to have higher grades throughout their schooling. Children … Continue reading Parents, please read to your children
These posts are for book discussion and to express my overly-fangirly nature over certain books and series. Though I already have an extensive library with plenty of reading material, I'm always looking out for new or interesting titles. Not only is this for me, but for other writers! Often times, writers forget they started off … Continue reading What I’ve Read: The Society of S by Susan Hubbard
After some thought and endless back-and-forth with myself, I've decided to start a little mini-series of posts, if you will, of some of my favorite books from month to month, always posted at the end of the month in question (or at the very beginning of the next month. I'm lazy, and it will probably … Continue reading What I’ve Read: Matched by Ally Condie