Tues-Thurs Reading Schedule

Okay so today I figured out what the check out limit is at my library. It’s 20. I had eight more books to pick up but on this impromptu trip I didn’t take the books I was going to return. But at least now I know how many books I can get at one time. […]

Two Poetry Reviews

The Dead and the Living by Sharon Olds My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was my first of Sharon Olds. I picked it because I read an article where she was listed among the great modern confessional poets. I’ve recently found myself influenced by Plath and I wanted to learn more about the genre […]

Act I: Completed

About three days ago I reached a milestone. I had written 20,000 words of my book. I was so excited and I still am when I look down at the word count box. I swear I never thought I would write that much on one thing. I was seriously doubtful that I would reach that […]

They Call Her Emily

And Emily is my new therapist. I switched from my old center to a new one this month. My first appointment is on Thursday. Though I do still get anxious sometimes when I’m alone usually at night I have been feeling much better. I’ve been taking my meds on time and sleeping through the night. […]

2nd Draft…?

I started a second draft of my manuscript now titled as Art or Die. I had a serious title for my story which I’m envisioning as a coming of age plus young adult romance. But then I started thinking up names for other stuff and basically the title was too serious. Art or Die concerns […]