Book Talks and Being a Writer

This morning I was roused from my much-needed slumber to attend a book festival. One of my favorite authors was going to be doing a Q+A session on her new book, this being the only reason I budged. Sadly I had now known about this until a day prior so I was unable to read … Continue reading Book Talks and Being a Writer


Are Libraries a Thing of The Past?

Do people still go to the library? Because any time I go there now, which admittedly is not that often, the only people I see is the man who's ┬ánapping in one of the chairs, the desperate moms trying to pry their kid's sticky hands from the books and the older couples browsing the old … Continue reading Are Libraries a Thing of The Past?

Rumble, Ellen Hopkins

Ellen Hopkins will forever be one of my favorite authors. She is most certainly not for everyone, but I happen to find her style enthralling, gritty and irresistible. Here are the opening few poems of one of her books Rumble:   "Between the gray of consciousness and the obsidian where dreams ebb and flow, there … Continue reading Rumble, Ellen Hopkins

5 things about you and biology

We only share biology class together but how fitting that is because love is just the collision of our chemistry and brain love is science   but I don't love you I don't know you   But I know you're French and you're so attractive you make me uncomfortable sitting next to you, and you … Continue reading 5 things about you and biology


My day started like most other Thursdays. I got up to the sound of my too loud alarm and then sat in a heap of blankets for a while before heaving myself over the edge of my bed and really starting the day. I've taken to the rather unhealthy habit of having my breakfast be … Continue reading Thursday

The Joy Of Puddles

When I was young, I loved nothing more than jumping into a big puddle and hearing it splash. I'm not quite sure why but it always gave me such a rush. Though I was terrified of storms and didn't particularly love rain, the joy of puddles was strong enough to make me look forward to … Continue reading The Joy Of Puddles

Because we should

The little things in life or big depending on perspective can sometimes be the hardest. Simply because we don't want to take the risk. Eye contact is hard Because it's awkward Because it's intense Because it's scary Public speaking is hard Because it's stressful Because it's nerve wracking Because it's scary Change is hard Because … Continue reading Because we should