Category: Lit Life

Posted June 13, 2019 by Ari in Lit Life / 0 Comments

Writer In Motion | The First Draft

Writer In Motion | The First Draft

This is it, folks. It’s messy. It’s not fleshed out. It’s a piece of my heart splayed on the writing table. Anyone else feel as though writing can be a dissection sometimes? No? Just me? This is a very rough draft of a magical realism story about….

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Posted August 7, 2018 by Ari in Home, Lit Life / 0 Comments

The 20 Questions Book Tag

The 20 Questions Book Tag

1.How many books are too many books in a book series? To be honest, it depends on the series. There are trilogies I’ve read where everything after book one doesn’t do it for me and other series where three books is my max. It all comes down to how attached to the stories & characters I am. 2. How do you […]

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Posted May 23, 2018 by displacedcactus in Home, Lit Life / 0 Comments

Writing Strong Female Characters

Writing Strong Female Characters

I love reading, but I’m very particular about books. There are a lot of things that can make me dislike a book, but the number one complaint I have is when the female characters feel poorly written or lack agency. Because I want to enjoy more of what I read, I’m sharing my thoughts on how to write strong female characters. […]

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Posted May 4, 2018 by Ari in Home, Lit Life / 0 Comments

ARCS of Elsewhere, We Became Available

ARCS of Elsewhere, We Became Available

It’s 8:35 am on the Pacific Northwest, but my usual act of clinging to the bed and begging for “5 more minutes” isn’t happening; I’m awake and prepared for the day. It’s abnormal for me to be alive this early, to look clean, combed, and powdered in makeup. I’m smiling. At 8:35, I’m typing away at this keyboard with a goofy, […]

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