my favorite book quotes (to get me out of a writing slump)

I’m in a writing slump. If I’ve written anything, it’s most likely for a book or another publication, which also means my social medias are lacking in new content. GIRL, my newest poetry chapbook with Querencia Press, releases in a couple weeks, and I’m almost certain I completely drained myself of new work by constantlyContinue reading “my favorite book quotes (to get me out of a writing slump)”

Coffee Days, Whiskey Nights – book review

I read one, yes one, poetry book in April, National Poetry Month. (I actually started four other poetry collections, but didn’t get through them, so there aren’t being counted.) I’m trying not to shame myself too much for my lack of word intake, but I admit, it’s pretty hard as my TBR shelf looms overContinue reading “Coffee Days, Whiskey Nights – book review”

wild honey book + coupon code

More book announcements? Yes! Between working on my chapbook (which you can pre-order here) and submitting my now finished full collection to agencies, I started a little side project behind the scenes. Say hello to wild honey: a pocket book of positivity! wild honey has 22 pages of short poems and affirmations written to brightenContinue reading “wild honey book + coupon code”

A List of Things I Love… About Me

[A list of the things I love…] • the way your eyes shine • the way you truly smile • the little pull of your lips when trying to hide a laugh • your sometimes brave and witty comebacks • those eyebrows you tend to hate • your ability to grow  • your strength toContinue reading “A List of Things I Love… About Me”

Most Anticipated Early Spring Releases

If you’re like me and have an ever growing TBR list because you can’t seem to turn away from what sounds like a really great book, then this list is for you! I’m going to feed your unhealthy book shopping habits with my most anticipated early spring releases, starting with a very intriguing chapbook. TrickContinue reading “Most Anticipated Early Spring Releases”

the bitter end – book review

The Bitter End by Kaliane Faye was a short poetry collection about the feelings of bitterness with a relationship that never had the time to bloom. Correction: it had the time but not the courage. At least, that was my takeaway. This collection was not for me. The style wasn’t my favorite and I keptContinue reading “the bitter end – book review”

Honeybee – book review

Honeybee by Trista Mateer is a WLM poetry collection that briefly goes over the lovesick feelings in a relationship, before moving through the confessional poetry of life during and after a breakup.  I’ve read one of Trista’s works before, The Dogs I Have Kissed, and really enjoyed the language in it, so I was excitedContinue reading “Honeybee – book review”

Setting Up Writing Goals for 2022

The new year is upon us and you’ve probably already started writing down your goals of things you want to accomplish in 2022. But there’s a little nagging voice in the back of your mind, “how are you going to achieve these goals?” I’m going to give you some tips and advice. 1. Be realistic.Continue reading “Setting Up Writing Goals for 2022”