Your 5 Favorite Posts From This Year

My blog just started up this year, but you all have spoke up about which posts you liked best! Thank you all so much for reading, subscribing, liking, commenting and sharing this year. Below are some of your favorite posts to enjoy again or discover: 

 photo by Greg Inda

photo by Greg Inda

INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR LAUREN EMILY WHALEN

Satellite is a contemporary YA novel told from the perspectives of two Chicago teenagers, Levon and Harmony, who’ve grown up together as their fathers are in love. Levon and Harmony’s relationship is complicated: they’re not quite stepsiblings as their dads never got married, but they’re a lot more than best friends, and a few different times over the years, their friendship has crossed a line into something potentially romantic. Everything changes when their dads split up and Harmony’s father takes her to Los Angeles to live with him. Levon gets more serious about his ballet career and Harmony finds herself dealing with an unexpected new crush. As they cope with the distance from one another, Levon and Harmony uncover a family secret that could lead to them losing each other forever.

A REVIEW OF AXTELERA RAY: THE CHRONICLE OF ASTRONE

Demitra Hecataki is a spirited street magician from Greece who longs to escape her boring life. Victor Garnett is a popular English schoolboy with a cocky attitude and an unusual secret. When both suddenly come into the possession of mysterious crystals, it sets in motion a chain of events that are far beyond their control.

WHY I'M NOT WRITING THIS WEEK 12/1

Welcome to "Why I'm Not Writing." We all know that the only thing writers like doing better than writing is avoiding writing. So every Friday I list five things that have distracted me from my writing that week. 

I also encourage you to share with me what made you procrastinate this week by posting with #whyimnotwriting on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram, or share in the comments below. I'll feature my favorites with everyone here. 

5 WAYS TO KEEP WRITING AFTER NANOWRIMO

It's officially December and the pressure of NaNoWriMo is gone, but that doesn't mean you're off the hook until next year. It doesn't matter if you won NaNoWriMo or only got in 1,000 words. Keep the momentum going with these tips. 

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5 GREAT GIFTS TO GET THE WRITER IN YOUR LIFE

Are struggling to find a great gift for your writer friend or family member? Tired of buying journals that never get written in? Feel bad buying that random book the Barnes and Nobel cashier recommended but you know nothing about? Here are some great ideas of original gifts to get that special writer in your life? 

Was one of your favorite posts not up here? Share below! Better yet, what are some other writing blogs you've discovered this year?