Books

My Childhood in Books

First and Second Grade: My mom started reading Little House in the Big Woods to my brother and me, and then she stopped reading it. I don’t know why…busyness, I suppose, but I wasn’t happy with being left hanging in the middle of the book. I wanted to know more about Laura. One day I …

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Writing

The Evolution of a Novel

As seen through the lens of Google searches: searched: “the symmetry of snow” I read this phrase in an article, and it struck me as beautiful and mysterious, and with the phrase came an image of a girl walking in the woods. It was snowing and she was mesmerized by the snow. I watched her …

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Books

Fearsome Toothy Cows, Oh My!

A review of On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness by Andrew Peterson On the Outside: They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but it’s on the cover that I often find a reason to read a book. On this book’s cover, the name Andrew Peterson was reason enough for …

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