July Reads

                Wow, July seemed to fly by. But I still managed to do my reading, coming in right under the wire again like last month. This time wasn’t due to procrastination or being busy, however, it just came down to the length of two of the books I decided to read. One of which was [...]

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June Reads

                Came in just under the wire for my four books of June. Finished the last book late last night when little baby man didn’t let me sleep, haha. Probably not the best idea, because now I’m incredibly tired, but I couldn’t put the book down. Aside from reaching my monthly goal, I was also [...]

DIY MFA prompt: A Book that Changed My Life

                I need to go to the bookstore! I’m out of informational books to read. So, when I am stuck in a place like this, I turn to the DIY MFA website to read articles to learn me some knowledge (and possibly find suggestions on more books to buy!).                 As I perused through several [...]

April Reads

                Four books for the month of April. One of them was on my overall reading list. I’m really enjoying reflecting on the books in my book journal. I feel like it benefits me not only as a reader, but also as a writer. I look deeper into the books and analyze technique more thoroughly [...]

March Reads

                In the month of March, I read four books and met my goal. Three of the books (!!) were on my overall reading list and I was able to mark them off. I also started a book journal this month to better record my thoughts and feelings about the books that I read. The [...]

February Reads

                My four books of February almost didn’t make it. The month being shorter on top of still settling into our new house and new routines, I haven’t been able to dedicate as much time to reading as I’d like. I finished up on the last day of the month. But that still counts as [...]

January’s Reads

For the month of January, I met my reading goal of four books. Two of which were on my reading list for this six-month period. I generally try to read one comp title and one context book within my four. I accomplished this and they were the two titles I marked off my reading list. [...]