NaNoPrep 2017

Sunday is October 1st, and you (might) know what that means! It's officially NaNoPrep season! NaNoPrep is the time period leading up to NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, which takes place every November. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to write 50,000 words over the course of the month! NaNoPrep is the time to prepare … Continue reading NaNoPrep 2017


Staying Focused Through Journaling

Life can get pretty hectic sometimes. Between work responsibilities, social responsibilities, and the constant roller coaster ride that is social media, our days can feel like a disorganized, jumbled mess. At least, that's how my days have been feeling! Recently, I read an article by Eric Barker titled "7 Ways to Not Feel So Overwhelmed … Continue reading Staying Focused Through Journaling

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Recently, I joined a book club run by one of my best friends which focuses on promoting critical thinking, especially in terms of the political and social issues of today. The book club is called Books for the Resistance. Our book for August/September was The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. The novel follows Starr, … Continue reading Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas


International Literacy Day 2017

Wow, I've really been neglecting my blog! Sorry about that. Next Friday (September 8th) is UNESCO's International Literacy Day! This year, International Literacy Day will be celebrated across the world under the theme of ‘Literacy in a digital world’.  From the UNESCO website: At record speed, digital technologies are fundamentally changing the way people live, … Continue reading International Literacy Day 2017