An Update on Books, Writing, and (Octopus) Research

An Update on Books, Writing, and (Octopus) Research

So far this year… I finished reading three books (and I’m working on a fourth right now). I convinced a family member to read Alcatraz and the Evil Librarians, and they liked it. It’s a great feeling when you introduce someone else to a book. 🙂 I landed a full-time job as a graphic designer. I sent off my first short story to a literary magazine and it […]

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How to Design a Book Part 1

How to Design a Book, Part 1

My senior capstone project for my graphic design degree, Your Painless Guide to Shakespeare, is finished! 😅 I wrote, designed, and illustrated the entire book, and it was exhibited at my university in December. This project was a wonderful chance to read more Shakespeare plays, which reminded me why I love Shakespeare. I was one of those nerdy high schoolers who got excited to read Hamlet and Macbeth and fell in […]

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So I'm making a book about Shakespeare...

So I’m Making a Book about Shakespeare…

I have an announcement! You may or may not know that this is my last semester before I graduate college with a BA in graphic design. (Finally! I’m excited.) This semester, I have to complete a capstone project, my senior book. Basically, I have to write, design, and print a 56-page book on a topic of my choice. Right up my alley. 🙂 As you […]

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Four Quick Takes: Bookshelves, History, Giants, and More

Last month was interesting. Read some good books. Tried to do research. Decided to focus on my novella instead of my novel-length projects (for now). Wrote a chunk of the aforementioned novella. Oh yeah, and I realized I needed to write a blog post.

Apparently some bloggers write posts in the format of several “quick takes.” I came up with four. Here goes!

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Cinders and Steel

What I’m Writing This Summer

Classes are almost over, and I’ve started to dream about what I’ll write once summer starts and I have a bit more free time. So… I wanted to do something a little different for this month’s post and share some updates on the projects I’ll be working on.

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