Articles, DIY Projects, Organizing

DIY Leather Bookmarks

{DIY Projects} Leather Bookmarks Creating beautiful things out of (almost) junk Admittedly---and unashamedly---I'm a frugal artist and crafter. I seldom buy new materials. Of course, it's totally okay to buy crafting materials and supplies---and there's a whole lot of them, either locally and internationally.  Powered by Creative Market But I like to make do with what… Continue reading DIY Leather Bookmarks

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We Are All WIPs

WIP stands for work in progress. For writers, this means a story that is being progressively modified and improved over time. As a writer, we usually have outlines of our stories, a veritable road map of what should happen, and a clear vision of the ending. But there are times when certain characters run rampant. When the… Continue reading We Are All WIPs

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My first Children’s Picture Book

(This post contains affiliate links. You can find my disclosure at the end of this post.) Renzo’s Rainbow, my first Children’s Picture Book After so much dilly-dallying, self-bashing, and numerous drafts, I finally completed the artwork of my first ever Children’s Picture Book, Renzo’s Rainbow. It’s now available digitally and in paperback on Amazon. This… Continue reading My first Children’s Picture Book

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My first book launch!

Being a new author, I didn’t know what to expect at my first formal book launch. I mean, my other books, I just pressed click and voila! they were in Amazon and other book sites, as well as my social media sites. I’m not very good at speaking before people. I write better than I… Continue reading My first book launch!

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Review: We Were Liars

(This post contains affiliate links. You can find my disclosure at the end of this post.) 4 out of 5 Stars We Were Liars was hyped as a modern, sophisticated suspense novel. I would describe it as a not-too-sophisticated and not-too-suspenseful book, but a powerful one nonetheless. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart The first… Continue reading Review: We Were Liars

Book Reviews, Reviews

Book Review: Ghost of a Feeling

5 out of 5 stars I really loved this book and highly recommend this to everyone! Reading Cris’ story felt very much like steadily climbing a steep, rocky hill, reaching the top, then merrily sliding down, coming to a grassy, peaceful pasture. The book was beautifully woven with a seamless plot and perfectly, realistically intertwined… Continue reading Book Review: Ghost of a Feeling