Monthly Archives: November 2017

2017 Poem-a-Day Challenge: Week 2

Today I’m sharing my seven poems from Week 2 of the Writer’s Digest Poem-a-Day Challenge. I got a little behind, so some of these weren’t written on the actual day of the prompt, but they were all written this week. Thanks for reading them! ๐Ÿ™‚ Day 6: Praise โ€œWhere the Wild Things Areโ€ Glory be […]

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

I’m 85% sure that I have read this novel in the past (I went through a pretty major Agatha Christie phase in middle school), but there’s this 15% of me that keeps thinkingย If I’d really read this book in the past, wouldn’t I have remembered the amazing ending?

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleaveย 

If you’re a fan of books likeย Atonement,ย The Book Thief, All the Light We Cannot See,ย orย The Kite Runner, I can’t recommend this book highly enough. It was suspenseful, emotional, and true-to-life, which, if you ask me, are three hallmarks of good historical fiction!ย 

2017 Poem-a-Day Challenge: Week 1

Normally this kind of thing would scare me, but as I’ve written over the last five days I’ve been reminded just how much I really love to write poetry. Even in five days, the ten minutes or so I’ve been able to scratch out of my schedule to write have become a sort of creative lifeline.ย