response: what does it mean to be well read?

The other day I read this intriguing post over at the blog 101 Books. It poses the complex question: What does it mean to be well read? Instead of leaving my answer in the form of a comment, I've decided to write a full post about it- there's just too much to say on the … Continue reading response: what does it mean to be well read?

QUOTE: Stephen King

"You can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will." ~Stephen King I love this quote because it can apply to basically anything you want to accomplish. For me it probably relates the most to writing. I love to write, but sometimes it feels like the hardest thing in the world to … Continue reading QUOTE: Stephen King

QUOTE: The Great Gatsby

"No, Gatsby turned out all right at the end; it is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men." ~page 2 of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Read my view of The Great Gatsby- one … Continue reading QUOTE: The Great Gatsby

the fantastical world of shipping

It's Valentine's Day, everyone! In honor of this holiday (which I happen to think is a bit too commercialized, but that's a topic for a different day) I am going to talk about the fine art of shipping. For those of you new to this, I do not mean shipping like boating or mailing packages. … Continue reading the fantastical world of shipping

QUOTE: It’s Kind of a Funny Story

"We're all animals, high school is animals, but some of us are more animal than others." ~ page 206 of It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini Check out my review of this book by clicking here. Yours, HOLLY

QUOTE: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

"Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences." ~The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, page 56 To see my … Continue reading QUOTE: The Ocean at the End of the Lane