Valerian and Laureline Comic Review

On July 21, 2017, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets came out in theaters the U.S. After watching the movie I found myself intrigued by the characters, world, and the passion shown by the director and writer Luc Besson showed for the project. I took this interest and decided to start reading the comic... Continue Reading →

This Or That Book Tag

Reading on the bed or on the couch? Bed Male or female main character? Either  Sweet snacks or salty snacks when reading? Sweet! Trilogies or quartets? Trilogies (I like the number three but the more in the series the better really) First person or third person point of view? Third Reading at night or in the morning? Reading at night... Continue Reading →

Wandering Writer Wednesday

Writing Contests I find writing contests to be a great way to get motivated to write. For this reason, I participate in a number throughout the year, and I thought I would share them with you. If you have favorites that are not on this list, please comment them, I always love finding more! Writer's... Continue Reading →

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Chauvet Cave, in southern France, is the home of cave paintings dating back as far as 32,000 years ago. Once a year, a small group of specialists in various fields is allowed entrance for a few weeks to study the cave. Werner Herzog received exclusive access to join these scientists to film his 2010 documentary... Continue Reading →

Book Shelf Pet Peeve

While reorganizing my bookshelves, I found myself getting frustrated at the number of books I own that are random numbers in a series. I have been annoyed at this before, but I thought I would list some of these books. There are a few reasons I collected these out of order books, but the number... Continue Reading →

Wandering Writer Wednesday

This week I did not post anything on Friday or Monday because I found myself double booked. I participated as usual in Writers Weekly's 24-hour short story writing contest. It was Saturday and greatly enjoyed the prompt and writing with my family. All five members of my family participate in this contest. I also participated... Continue Reading →

Wandering Writer Wednesday

On this wandering writer Wednesday I thought I would tell you a little story about child me. I recently changed my profile on this blog because I had, not updated it since I graduated from college. I chose to talk a little about why literature and writing are essential to me. When I was five... Continue Reading →

In the Dark Corner, I Stood Alone

“I stood alone in a dark corner. My imagination ran wild.” In the Dark Corner, I stood Alone is a collection of short stories by author Petra Pavlikova, published on June 12th, 2018. These short stories pull together themes of women and fairytales. Telling stories about strong women in stressful situations, difficult because they are... Continue Reading →

June Readings

This month has been hectic for me, but I did find time to read a few short stories, a novel, and some comics. The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman Published in 1892 Read: June 6th Short Story 5 Stars The Yellow Wallpaper is an exquisitely written short story that captures perfectly the feelings of anxiety.... Continue Reading →

Wandering Writer Wednesday

Happy 4th of July!!! I hope you all have a wonderful day! (Whether or not you celebrate America's Birthday) I thought I would take this opportunity to wish a writer a happy birthday. Today, in the year 1804 in Salem Massachusets Nathaniel Hawthorne was born. He is known for his book The Scarlet Letter. I... Continue Reading →

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