books · Wildcards · Writing

COVER REVEAL: IN THE BEGINNING

Today Month9Books is revealing the cover and some excerpts for the charity anthology, IN THE BEGINNING, in which I have a story and which releases October 25, 2016! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to be one of the first readers to receive an eGalley!     Title: IN THE BEGINNING: Dark Retellings of Biblical Tales Editors: Laureen P.… Continue reading COVER REVEAL: IN THE BEGINNING

books · Wildcards · Writing

9 Bite-Sized Reviews of Multicultural Young Adult “Classics”

In the spring of 2016, I took ENG 385: Multicultural Young Adult Literature. I took the class because I love YA lit and it satisfied an “around the world” literature requirement, and I knew I would enjoy it, but I didn’t know how much I would learn. As I read all of the books assigned… Continue reading 9 Bite-Sized Reviews of Multicultural Young Adult “Classics”

Cosplay · Wildcards

On Animazement 2016: Cosplay, Community, and Panels–Oh My!

It’s time to talk about an event that holds a special place in my heart: Animazement. For the past half-decade of my life, I’ve explained to people that I have this strange little hobby of making costumes based on fictional characters, and then wearing those costumes to conventions. Mostly the conversation goes like this: Me:… Continue reading On Animazement 2016: Cosplay, Community, and Panels–Oh My!

Wildcards · Writing

March/April Writer’s Links: Self-Pub Myths, Writing Routines, Pay the F**cking Writers, & Game of Thrones

April, AKA Hell Month, prevented me from doing any link rounding-up, so here’s what I was reading in between working on all my final papers. Indie Authors Self-Publishing Myths: Busted Free Kindle Book Submission Tool How Much Does it Cost to Self-Publish a Book? Data from the Reedsy Marketplace SCAMAZON: Amazon Kindle Unlimited Scammers Netting… Continue reading March/April Writer’s Links: Self-Pub Myths, Writing Routines, Pay the F**cking Writers, & Game of Thrones

Planning & Goals · School · Wildcards

MyEdu.com: A Must-Have College Tool

The following article, written by me, was originally posted at FreshU.io under the same title on July 6th, 2016. I am reposting it now as a “wildcard” post because fall registration is coming up soon for many students, and I figured it would be helpful for those who haven’t seen it before. Minor updates and… Continue reading MyEdu.com: A Must-Have College Tool