Book Review – Fox 8

Written By: George Saunders Final Overall Rating: 10/10 First of all, this review is purely derived from my own personal opinion. If you disagree, let me know in the comments; I am always up for a good discussion or to answer questions.  Recommend Yes or No: Yes, I highly recommend this novel. It is both simple andContinue reading “Book Review – Fox 8”

Book Review – A Court of Thorns and Roses

Written By: Sarah J. Maas Final Overall Rating: 5.6/10 First of all, this review is purely derived from my own personal opinion. If you disagree, let me know in the comments; I am always up for a good discussion or to answer questions.  Recommend Yes or No: If you like fantasy, yes, go for it.Continue reading “Book Review – A Court of Thorns and Roses”

Book Review – The Buried Giant

Written By: Kazuo Ishiguro Final Overall Rating: 9/10 First of all, this review is purely derived from my own personal opinion. If you disagree, let me know in the comments; I am always up for a good discussion or to answer questions.  Recommend Yes or No: Yes. This book is a modern-day classic. In thisContinue reading “Book Review – The Buried Giant”

Book Review – The Wicked King

Written By: Holly Black Final Overall Rating: 6/10 First of all, this review is purely derived from my own personal opinion. If you disagree, let me know in the comments; I am always up for a good discussion or to answer questions.  (Spoilers Below – Read at your own peril!) Recommend Yes or No:             IfContinue reading “Book Review – The Wicked King”

Book Review – A Man Called Ove

Written By: Fredrik Backman Final Overall Rating: 9.6/10 First of all, this review is purely derived from my own personal opinion. If you disagree, let me know in the comments; I am always up for a good discussion or to answer questions.  (Spoilers Below – Read at your own peril!) Recommend Yes or No:  YesContinue reading “Book Review – A Man Called Ove”

Smiled at the Sky

By: Shyanne Sarris Sitting on an old porch, I smiled at the sky. And watched as the wind  Gently carried time.  And then I closed my eyes,  At the thought of us. Glad we lived a life Sad to be left behind. I rocked and rocked,  My chair squeaking as it moved.  I breathed slowlyContinue reading “Smiled at the Sky”

Somehow There is Hope

By: Shyanne Sarris Somehow there is hope in this universe and I don’t know how it got there because it shouldn’t be. We are an incongruous lot that define ourselves by our trademark of death. We pretend to love life but really we just enjoy destroying it after the photograph and before we drop ourContinue reading “Somehow There is Hope”

Wishing Well

By: Shyanne Sarris In the season of chestnuts And muddy leaves,  In a park in Stuttgart, Germany An architecture for liquid – A water fountain flows, Carrying the wishes  Of things its known. Yes, leaves, and chestnuts Euros and pennies All pay the price of  Hopes and Dreams But what is the currency of wishes?Continue reading “Wishing Well”

Writing Exercises

A list of continually updating exercises. The goal of these exercises are to help engage your natural creativity while simultaneously helping you to become a better writer. Most of these exercise will be short, some are daily recommendations and some you can even do with friends and family.