Tag: books

A Bend in the Road

This here's a bit of a book review. I just finished A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks. I've read a number of his books because the way I can best describe my desire to read them is there is so much negativity in the world that Sparks reminds us of the good stuff ...

My Take on a Classic

I've recently finished To Kill a Mockingbird and I must say, it's easily become one of my top 5. For whatever reason, this book was not part of my high school or college curriculum and I'm thankful it wasn't because I think being forced to read it in school would've ruined my love of turning ...

Nearing Completion!

After months and months of writing Frigid Nights, my first draft is just a few writing sessions away from being complete! I wasn't really all that aware of this fact until I was nearing the end of a chapter I had just been writing when I realize I didn't have much more planned for the story. ...

Lennie and George

It may come as a surprise to many that despite having an English degree, I'd never read Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men is a short story that commonly finds itself as one of the foundational works of any English curriculum, except mine apparently. People in other classes and in ...

Longest Chapter… So Far

Finally, I completed the longest chapter of Frigid Nights so far. It took a lot of time, most of that time spent staring at the screen thinking of what to write or how to write it. It's easily one of the most important, if not the most important, chapter of the book. I'd say the ...

New Books

Well, it's pouring here in the Windy City and it's supposed to continue the deluge for the rest of the day. It'd be nice if I could be home watching the storm and writing or something but that's not and option today. Oh well, there will be plenty more rainy days to come I'm sure. ...

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