The Why #amwriting

As creators, we love the challenge of writing. We love the feeling of satisfaction that comes with pushing the boundaries of our own imaginations. There’s something about taking one certain thought or idea and then molding and transforming it into something bigger. Something deeper. Something that’s unique… and beautifully so. As creative writers we strive to…

When Consistency Meets Confidence #poem

Isn’t it funny the things we do, Wanting so badly to feel anew. Big goals dreams and aspirations, Yet most of us slip back to the same expectations. We push and we build on determination, Only to let our doubts deliver devastation. Three steps forward, and two steps back, The cycle is vicious, it’s on…

#Review #4stars Flowers and Stone, by Jan Sikes

MY REVIEW: Jan Sikes is an extremely talented writer. With a slow build up to character building, she’s able to truly capture the essence of Darlina, the young girl with strong dedication and a sense of belonging with the one and only Luke Stone. Luke is a bit older than Darlina with a history of…

#Review #5stars Interview with the Vampire, by Anne Rice

MY REVIEW: As a classic, there are a lot of people who have re-read this book several times. I joined a discussion group for it, and for half the people in it, it was a re-read. I’m one of the lucky ones who got to indulge in the delight with fresh eyes as a first…

#Review #5stars Thinner, by Stephen King

MY REVIEW: I’ve been reading a lot more King books over the last couple of years than I did before, and it’s really been kind of bitter sweet! I absolutely love the group of readers that I join in to chat with about the King read of the month, and without them I wouldn’t have…