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6 Reads of Unexpected Horror

My sisters and I used to have an ongoing competition to see who could scare the other two the most by jumping out at them. I never begrudged them whenever they would win, because it meant that I had been … Continue reading

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5 Unusual and Practical Ways To Break Writer’s Block

Below are 2 practical and 3 unusual ways to help overcome writer’s block. Most of these revolve around immersing yourself into your story, while some suggest taking a step back. Sometimes all you need is a seed of inspiration to … Continue reading

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6 Awesome Books I Read in 2016

I read approximately 30 books last year, and there were some gems among them, including a new favorite. I narrowed it down to six favorites for this post. I can only tell you what I loved about these books, sans spoilers, … Continue reading

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How to Throw a Bookworm Baby Shower

I’m not big on ceremonies that require a whole lot of pomp or tradition just for the sake of tradition (i.e. weddings, baby showers). Yes, even if they are my own. This probably makes me the least sentimental writer out there, but … Continue reading

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The Faces of the Crying Girl

I am ecstatic to have my short story “Kara’” included in The Faces of the Crying Girl, an anthology composed of 12 different authors’ takes on Alexander Nader’s story “The Crying Girl”. HairBrained Press will release the anthology on April … Continue reading

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