Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books that Have Inspired Me to Do Something

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature from The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is all about the things you've been inspired to do after reading a book, like climb a mountain or tell the truth. It's interesting to see how reading really does impact our lives and how it changes or aspires … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books that Have Inspired Me to Do Something

A NaNoWriMo Retrospective

So I'm now coming down off the NaNoWriMo writing high, and I must say that it is nice to shower and get dressed before noon or leave the house without feeling like the world is ending, but in a way it's bittersweet too. It's so easy to fall back into not-writing. Writing comes naturally, but … Continue reading A NaNoWriMo Retrospective

NaNoWriMo–or How November Might Kill Me

So you may have noticed that it's been a little quieter than usual around here. That's because I'm participating in my first ever NaNoWriMo (like so many things, it's taken me a long time to jump on the bandwagon). I'm no stranger to writing sprints, as on a good writing day I've been known to … Continue reading NaNoWriMo–or How November Might Kill Me


Since Mondays are all about calligraphy, paper, and crafts, I thought I'd start off with a post on why I do calligraphy, how I got started, and how I continue to practice. I've always been interested in calligraphy because it was like writing and drawing. When I was younger, I thought it was something that … Continue reading Calligraphy