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Enter Title Here: January and February Update

Here's what I've been working on so far this year. I also want to spotlight the great books/comics I've read that were released in 2018 (and of course, those backlisted titles).

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Resolutions 2018

Some resolutions I've set for myself this year: Get a short story published Finish the first draft of a novel Pitch to publications I admire but intimidate me Read more (especially translated works) Travel even if it's within the country There you have it. I've set the goal. Time to accomplish it.

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Musings on Elementary

The semester comes to an end today. It's the halfway point. It's exciting, terrifying and also a weight off my back because we could all use a break. Breaks are great. It's what drove me to rewatch CBS' Elementary. It was a great distraction as I got through the last few writing assignments and I have… Continue reading Musings on Elementary

The Philosopher Kings by Jo Walton. Tor.
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Promises Shromises

In my last post, I promised to write something short every single day of Ramadan to help keep me focus and ride this zen state I found myself in BUT my body betrayed me and I got a sinus infection instead. I wasn't in the most contemplative state unfortunately and I still feel pretty gross.… Continue reading Promises Shromises

Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
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RAVEN CYCLE RE-READ: Blue Lily, Lily Blue

I just finished reading Blue Lily, Lily Blue last night and I'm so pumped (You can check out The Raven Boys re-read and The Dream Thieves re-read here). This'll mark the end of the Raven Cycle re-read before I dive into the last book in the series, The Raven King, that's out today (some bookstores have begun selling it as early as… Continue reading RAVEN CYCLE RE-READ: Blue Lily, Lily Blue

Photography by Morgan Sessions. Unsplash.
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Unhappiness & New York, New York

The last two days, I've been stir crazy with the need to leave the house and shake out the funk I was in. I thought how I felt was a result of being cooped up indoors so I decided a day downtown chilling with myself sounded like a great remedy. I ate a crêpe. I walked a few blocks to… Continue reading Unhappiness & New York, New York

The Dream Thieves. Maggie Stiefvater.
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I finished The Dream Thieves about a week or so ago and I really enjoyed re-reading it (You can check out The Raven Boys re-read here). I do have some general observations before I dive to specific things. Compared to The Raven Boys, The Dream Thieves is a far less tidy book. Stiefvater is tight… Continue reading RAVEN CYCLE RE-READ: THE DREAM THIEVES