Writing Prompt // Photo #54

For this prompt, focus on learning who this character is rather than coming up with a story straight off. Consider who this person is? Where are they going? What are they doing? How do you imagine they walk? Talk? Do… Continue Reading

Writing Prompt // Photo #50

For this prompt, focus on learning who this character is rather than coming up with a story straight off. Consider who this person is? Where are they going? What are they doing? How do you imagine they walk? Talk? Do… Continue Reading

Books // The Girl with No Shadow

by Joanne Harris The Girl With No Shadow (called Lollipop Shoes overseas) is a sequel to the popular novel Chocolat. This is possibly the first book that I’ve come across where the sequel is just as good, if not better… Continue Reading

Books // Chocolat

by Joanne Harris Chocolat is a beautifully written story about how a single kink in a chain can shake the whole machine. Vianne Rocher is a beautiful woman with a nomadic past who decides that it is finally time to… Continue Reading

Movies // White Oleander

Based on White Oleander by Janet Fitch Directed by Peter Kosminsky Starring Alison Lohman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright Penn, Billy Connolly, Patrick Fugit Where does a mother end and a daughter begin? The film adaptation of White Oleander… Continue Reading

Books // White Oleander

by Janet Fitch My review of the White Oleander film adaptation White Oleander is the story of Astrid Magnussen as she struggles through the foster care system after her mother is sentenced to jail for killing her boyfriend. Throughout the… Continue Reading

Books // She’s Come Undone

by Wally Lamb I just finished this wonderful book today. It’s depressing at times but still amazing. You really do fall in love with Dolores and keep reading in hope that something good will happen for her. There were a… Continue Reading