What Annie Read: Red Queen Book Review

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard I know we're not supposed to judge books by their covers, but I think that breaking this unwritten reading rule is certainly acceptable when it comes to Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard.  As depicted above, the cover is relatively plain: a simple silver crown overturned, dripping with what appears to be…

Why I Write Unapologetically

Anyone who knows me personally knows that I am a full-fledged Pinterest addict.  Pinterest is such a useful resource as a writer and I always find new thoughts or images that spur my creativity and induce inspiration.  (You can follow my personal Pinterest here  and my writing Pinterest here).  I never know what I will…

My Favorite Snow Day Reads

There's something beautiful about frolicking through a field of gleaming white snow... until your nose gets cold, and then it's time to come inside for a cup of cocoa and a good book.  Here are some of my favorites to put you in a wintry mood or, if you don't enjoy snow in your socks,…

My Writing Playlist

As any writer knows, the muse is a tricky thing to pin down at the right time.  As I've developed as a writer over the past few years, I've learned that music is an easy way to get my creative juices flowing. Here is a list of my favorite songs to listen to while writing.…