A while back, I posted a list of my favorite fictional heroines. In that post, I promised a list of my favorite fictional heroes soon. Apparently “soon” to me means almost six months later…but here I am, with the foretold list. Let’s jump right in! 5. Nick Wilde I’m absolutely obsessed with this guy. Zootopia … Continue reading my favorite fictional heroes
Recently, I had the opportunity of attending a writer’s conference. But this wasn’t any old conference–it was the YDubs conference. If you’ve never heard of YDubs, you’re probably in the minority of my readers. YDubs is short for YWW, which is short for the Young Writer’s Workshop. When I’m talking to people about YDubs, I … Continue reading 3 reasons why young writers need powerful community
One time, in youth group, we were talking about symbolism and meaning. One person brought up a tattoo that he had seen once: a picture of a bow drawn back with an arrow locked and loaded, ready to fly. He told us that the symbolism behind it was “when life pulls you back, it’s because … Continue reading setbacks.
Hello, everyone, and welcome back to Quote, Unquote! I’ve been reading a lot of contemporary lately, as is my custom, and (since I am writing this post the day before it has to come out) I figured I would do a mini-review of some of them. I won’t be giving full overviews, but I will … Continue reading rating my July contemporary reads
Hello, everyone, and welcome back to Quote, Unquote! If you read the entirety of my last post (which, honestly, is a feat in and of itself–that one was long), you may recall me mentioning not being able to reply to comments immediately because I was in Houston for the National Youth Gathering. Well, I’m back … Continue reading laughter and tears: National Youth Gathering 2022 recap
Hello, everybody, and welcome back to Quote, Unquote! You have NO IDEA how excited I am to sit down and write this post. If you know me, you know I’m a huge Imagine Dragons fan, and today, the day that I’m writing this (July 1, 2022), their new album came out–Mercury – Act 2. I’ve … Continue reading album review: Mercury – Act 2
Hello, everybody, and welcome back to Quote, Unquote! It’s been a little while since I’ve last posted Hot Takes, a series where I compare modern film to classic literature. And, okay, maybe The Sound of Music isn’t exactly modern, but hey, it was made after Jane Eyre, so it counts. In this post, we’ll be … Continue reading hot takes: The Sound of Music and Jane Eyre
Hello, everybody, and welcome back to Quote, Unquote! I had a completely different post planned for today, but it’s Tuesday at 5:31 PM, this post is due in less than eleven hours, and I’m panicking, so we’re doing a fun one today. Next week I’ll give you the good one. I promise. Anyway, I’ll be … Continue reading an incomplete list of my favorite names
Hello, everybody, and welcome back to Quote, Unquote! Before we begin, I just wanted to say a great big thank you! Quote, Unquote just hit 150 followers the other day. I can’t believe how far we’ve come! Thank you so much for all the support you’ve given to me and my little corner of the … Continue reading goodbye, spring; hello, summer
Hello, everybody, and welcome back to Quote, Unquote! I have a confession to make: I haven’t written anything besides blog posts for a few weeks now. I’ve been in a serious writing slump. I want to write, I really do, and I feel so guilty for not having written, but every time I sit down … Continue reading why writing fanfiction is good for writers
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