Summary In his first published novel, Adam Silvera gives us a glimpse into a future where erasing pain and grief is as simple as setting up a visit to the Leteo Institute - or so Aaron Soto hopes. For sixteen-year-old Aaron, nothing seems to work in easing the pain of his father's suicide. Falling out … Continue reading More Happy than Not – Book Review
NaNoWriMo 2017 Countdown
Hey buddies! I apologize for being away from my blog for the past few days. Last week was a bit of a train wreck that I had to struggle to get through, but fortunately this week has been much better. Some highlights of the past few days include: Getting in a workout every day Having … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017 Countdown
Lessons to Practice #18: Blogging and Networking
Happy Tuesday to you, fellow bloggers. May you all continue to have a good week with plenty of time for your writing! Networking and blogging are perhaps the most difficult peripheral aspects of becoming a writer. Speaking from my own experience, it's challenging to establish a consistent and concentrated blogging platform, one that amasses a … Continue reading Lessons to Practice #18: Blogging and Networking
Opening Quotes and Their Importance
Fools leave too soon Built to fill roles And fall, standing alone again Distant and dissatisfied These four years And how we say goodbye to these four years A long goodbye with mixed emotions Just fragments of another life Not dead yet But the regrets (are killing me) - American Football, “But the Regrets are … Continue reading Opening Quotes and Their Importance
Sample Chapter: Stalder Press to Handstand
Good evening my good readers and bloggers! I'd like to give a special shoutout to all the writers participating in NaNoWriMo who have made it through week two and continue to write full steam ahead. I know this past week was extra challenging for me, particularly because many of my fellow counselors and interns are … Continue reading Sample Chapter: Stalder Press to Handstand
NaNoWriMo Kick Off!
I'll start off by saying: Happy National Novel Writing Month 2016! I'm riding the waves of excitement that numerous writers and authors share, and this year I'm elated to say that I'm partaking in NaNoWriMo for the very first time! I toyed with the idea all last week, and with my planning came a new … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Kick Off!
Elevator Pitch: The Virility Project
I'm really on cloud nine! I've noticed a steady increase in likes and visitors to my blog with every new elevator pitch that I have posted since starting this series two weeks ago. As I've read on several well-established blogs, consistency is absolutely essential in garnering a loyal following of readers. Heck, even I find it … Continue reading Elevator Pitch: The Virility Project
The Virility Project Query Letter
As I inch closer to graduation in December (and nearly beg community clients to keep coming to our weekly counseling sessions), I have increasingly turned back to my creative writing and blogging in order to strengthen my passion for fiction and improve my craft. Plus, writing creatively helps me to destress! My current project is a … Continue reading The Virility Project Query Letter
Last Semester of Grad School
This circle of mine is drawing to a close. It's a little stunning to think that almost three years ago to this day, I was sitting in my very first graduate-level course at the University of North Texas, ready to absorb all that my professors had to offer regarding basic counseling skills and theories. A neophyte. That's what … Continue reading Last Semester of Grad School
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