Reading With Rory Gilmore

As mentioned in my previous post, I am planning to spend some time diving back into reading and literature this year. De-stressing this winter has involved a lot of watching and rewatching some of my favourite televisions shows and movies. The past few weeks it has been Gilmore Girls. It’s been nice to take a […]

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Word Salad – Ambrosia

It is vacation time in the Crossett household! School has been out long enough for me to remember why I like school so much despite the early mornings, and I have just finished the third draft of my novel. *yay me! happy dance* From here we get into the nitty-gritty of the dirt road to […]

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Summer Reading

Yep, it is that time of the year. One of my very favourite moments in life is that deep quiet you get in the evening of a particularly hot summer day when the kids are in bed, all the devices are off, and you can just sink into a book uninterrupted. The ability to  stop […]

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Word Salad – Rough Chop

Life has been a bit scattered the last while. I think I have officially entered into summer reading mode. Which means that writing is not getting as much attention as it usually does, which leads to the whole guilt thing, and round and round we go. Right now I am reading too many books at […]

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Stephen King and the Craft – A Review of On Writing

This review was originally posted under my pen name, but I loved this book so much that I decided to dust the post off, and give it a new home here. In the year or so since I read this book for the first time, I have found myself more and more inspired to take […]

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Rainy Days and Sundays

It dropped 18 degrees overnight here in Calgary, and we are expecting our first real rain of the season. I am excited for this. Being a coastal transplant, I love the rain. For me, there is nothing more soothing than the sound of rain tapping on the windows. And the smell of the very first […]

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Word Salad – Assorted Toppings

This is where all the thoughts that are too short for their own post tend to gather together and get drunk trying to outdo one another. Tonight I am going to see the new Avengers movie. I am pretty excited about that. I’m not really a fan-type person (I’ve tried, but I’m just too flighty […]

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