Month: October 2018

  • Preparing for NaNoWriMo 2018

    Weekly calendar on two pages in NaNoWriMo Bullet Journal written in pencil

    Weekly calendar on two pages in NaNoWriMo Bullet Journal written in pencil I’ve written an entire novel before, a few of them in fact, but I’ve never completed 50,000 words during National Novel Writing Month in November.

  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

    Book cover of The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

    The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is beautiful, emotional, full of love, humor, and hope, and also horror and tragedy. It’s devastating.

  • Nightmare Magazine, Issue 10

    Magazine cover for Nightmare Magazine, Issue 10 with art by Adam S Doyle

    The highlight of this issue is most definitely the interview with Joe Hill. I haven’t read any of his work yet, but I’m really interested now that I’ve read this interview.

  • The Wonder That Was Ours by Alice Hatcher

    Book cover of The Wonder That Was Ours by Alice Hatcher with cockroaches

    The Wonder That Was Ours by Alice Hatcher is a deeply moving novel that makes smart use of its narrator—the collective “we” of cockroaches—to explore the legacy of colonization. Hatcher’s collective cockroach narrator is funny and astute, and finds the disturbing and heartbreaking parallels between our species, while pointing out the ways humans might be far worse.