A Vase of Wildflowers

I'm a writer because I have stage fright.

Book Review: Video Game Storytelling by Evan Skolnick

“I found it to be both interesting and entertaining, using real-life examples taken from very popular movies and games that most people will be readily familiar with. I feel that … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Uhaul by Emily Ramser

Bear with me, because this is relevant. Those who know me well know I have an aversion to romance. I find phrases like “rippling muscle” and “love canal” gag-worthy and unattractive. If I … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

Update: New Writings and Current Projects

Whoever said the summer months were for vacation probably wasn’t a writer (or an editor). My graduate school classes don’t start up again until late August, but I’m as busy as I’ve … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Of Lovely Minds and Bodies: Jennifer Niven’s Holding Up the Universe

Let me explain a bit about Jennifer Niven before I begin this book review—for the sake of those unfamiliar with the author. Jennifer is the daughter of Penelope Niven, who … Continue reading

June 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lacking Joy: Pandemic and Abandonment in Laura van den Berg’s Find Me

If Lewis Carroll’s Alice was plucked from Wonderland and deposited into a post-pandemic, near future America, then you would have the story of Joy Jones in Laura van den Berg’s … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · 4 Comments

My Review at the School Library Journal

Cherished readers, I’ve written something new for you. My review for the Dark Metropolis series can now be found on the Teen Librarian Toolbox blog at the School Library Journal website. … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Conjuring Her

Conjuring Her, by Emily Ramser, is a new collection of poetry available for preorder through Weasel Press.

July 6, 2015 · 1 Comment