Tag Archives: Novels

Coming Out (Not of the Closet)

Yes, I understand that the title of this post is not the best choice… Anyways, by “coming out” I mean that today I decided to tell one of my old English teachers that I have written a book. I told … Continue reading

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Drama

In a novel, drama can be a good thing. It can present a conflict, show characterization, set up a theme or even be a story in itself. But in real life, (Wait a minute? Are you trying to tell me … Continue reading

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My First Writing

I want to take some time and reflect on my oldest “writing”. When I was very young, I made up a civilization called “The Armani”. Apparently when I created them, their spoken language was English and their written language was … Continue reading

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Writing: A Journey of Discovery

What has writing done for me? What hasn’t it done for me? Since I sat down and started writing that first day, January 14, 2009, I have learned so much about myself from writing. I have discovered that I have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Animal Farm

I read Animal Farm by George Orwell for school the last two weeks. (Yeah, I know that’s a long time for such a short book.) I think it was an interesting book, but I would have preferred that no one … Continue reading

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Reading: Animal Farm & Julius Caesar

I began Animal Farm by George Orwell today. My English teacher is forcing us to read it. I’ve read the first chapter and frankly, I’m not very impressed. I like the idea of comparing the people of Russia to farm … Continue reading

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