On Writing a Book

Well hello there! I’m sure you read the title and thought, “I don’t think this has to do with a fairytale.” You’re correct! It doesn’t. Well, in a roundabout way it could, but you get my meaning. I’ve written about writing before, both on my book The Coffin-maker’s Basement, and on being a writer in general from … More On Writing a Book

A Year in Books: 2017

We interrupt the sequel to Trickster Gods to bring you this special post! A Year in Books! Featuring favorites, recommendations, and more! That’s right humans of Earth! I bring to you a chronological, historic epic of my reads! This post is inspired by Drizzle and Hurricane Books, you can check them out by clicking on the … More A Year in Books: 2017

Yin Yang Myths Part Three: Life and Death

Part Three of my Yin Yang myths series is about Life and Death. To talk about Life and Death, I’ve decided to use the medium of Catherynne M. Valente’s Deathless, a modern retelling of the Russian folktale Marya Morevna, set in World War II-era St. Petersberg. Then, known as Leningrad. For those of you unfamiliar with the tale … More Yin Yang Myths Part Three: Life and Death

Stuart Brown’s Play (aka why adults should let children draw on walls and join them)

Good Thursday my readers! I hope your week has treated you well. As you know from my last blog post on Anne of Green Gables, today’s post is on Stuart Brown’s book Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul. Or Play, for short. In this day and age of technology, urgency, … More Stuart Brown’s Play (aka why adults should let children draw on walls and join them)