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Book Review: ON THE COME UP by Angie Thomas

 Photo Credit   Wow. Wow wow wow wow wow. Originally, I had been wondering how Angie Thomas was going to create another novel as amazing as The Hate U Give. So I went into On the Come Up with high expectations, but also with a large belief that Angie Thomas would defintely meet those expectations.… Continue reading Book Review: ON THE COME UP by Angie Thomas

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The Motivational Peptalk You Didn’t Know You Needed

  Long time, no see. A lot has happened in the time that has elapsed between this post and my last, and yet, it feels like nothing has happened at all. During my last post, I was gearing up to participate in the agent showcase for Pitch Wars. Due to unforeseen events that I couldn’t… Continue reading The Motivational Peptalk You Didn’t Know You Needed

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Book Review: Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

  Ahhh, this is my first book review of 2019! Reading Black Enough: Stroies of Being Young & Black in America was like taking a sip of refreshing lemonade. This anthology was so original in the fact that it was centered around multiple facets of being a Black teen, and each story was written by… Continue reading Book Review: Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

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My Writing Playlist: Songs I Always Listen to When I Write

  I believe that I've spent at least 80% of my life listening to music. Music plays such a huge role, and especially in my writing. It's how I gain inspiration, flesh out ideas, and get to know my characters better. For every WIP, I have a playlist. Even before I begin brainstorming, outlining, or… Continue reading My Writing Playlist: Songs I Always Listen to When I Write

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Hey Girl, Hey! (Where I’ve Been…)

I'm back!!!!!! A lot has happened between my last post and now: a month has flown by, I turned 18, I finished the fourth draft of my Pitch Wars manuscript, I finished applying to college, and I got through the first half of the first semester. Due to extreme school-related stress and trying to balance… Continue reading Hey Girl, Hey! (Where I’ve Been…)