DVD Review: Coraline

You know it’s going to be a creepy, mind-bending story the minute Coraline says “the dreams aren’t dangerous” to her mother. Um, yes they are, sweetie. Coraline, directed by Henry Selick, is definitely not for young kids! With a very Tim Burton-esque feel and a macabre storyline, even I was freaked out at points. Henry […]

M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender

The second trailer looks awesome for The Last Airbender! Great cinematography and scene settings, definitely worth the wait since the first trailer. The air bending effects look amazing! The film is based on Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender cartoon which I’ve enjoyed occasionally. It’s an interesting story-line even in 2D animation. Can’t wait to see […]

Book Review: Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick was a quick read. I have to say that I enjoyed it very much. The language flowed well and was mostly driven by dialogue as opposed to descriptive scenes. Although I tend to favor descriptive language more than dialogue, I really liked the pacing of the dialogue and was completely drawn […]

Writing While Waiting

Although NaNoWriMo finished last November when my cumulative word total  was a mere 36,880, I wanted to post an update. Just because NaNoWriMo finished in 30 days didn’t mean that I stopped writing (nor should you if you did try the 30 day challenge). Plus writing something else definitely helps with the waiting (see my […]

The waiting game begins…

I find the most stressful part of writing, although some may argue that sometimes it’s the writing itself, is the waiting. Waiting to hear back from an agent, waiting to hear back from an editor, waiting to hear back from a publisher…it’s excruciating. And then of course, probably even worse after all that waiting, is […]

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