And After NaNoWriMo

So a few days out from Nano now. It’s time to sit down and analyze how Nano went for me this year and the lessons I can take away from it. Starting NaNo I had little to no anticipation about NaNo itself. I’ve been doing NaNo consistently since 2008 and getting words down has never …

Review: Vicious

My Review of Vicious by V.E. Scwab My summary: Two college students discover how ExtraOrdinaries, people with special abilities, are created. And then they try it for themselves. Why I picked up this book: I liked her first series, plus I heard it was really good. What I knew going in: I knew it was …

Finishing the Race

So I just finished NaNoWriMo on Tuesday. With where I am in my writing life, finishing NaNo is really sort of a given, at the same time it is great to look back over the month and be proud of all the words and ideas that have poured out over the month. Of course I …

Review: Partials

My Review of Partials by Dan Wells My summary: Eleven years after a virus wipes out 99.9% of the human population, there have been no babies that live more than a few days. A females over 18 must have babies as often as they are able, in the hopes that one will be born immune …

Review: Legion

My Review of Legion by Brandon Sanderson My summary: Stephen Leeds has hallucinations that have personalities and expertise that help him solve crimes, but who he must imagine as realistically existing in the world (ie: Each individual hallucination must have his or her own room, or their own seat on an airplane.). Why I picked …