As a writer myself -- well, more like an aspiring writer, but still! -- I can confidently say that writers are some of the strangest people in existence. And based on the multitude of crazy writer stereotypes out there, ranging from "writers are caffeine addicts" to "writers are loners who prefer holing up on their … Continue reading A Myers-Briggs Test for Writers: What’s Your Type?
Today marks the last day of Camp NaNoWriMo, April 2018 edition -- and let me tell you, it's been a wild ride! Before I jump into that topic, however, I want to apologize for how long it's been since I last posted. My hiatus was completely unintentional -- life got suddenly hectic around the end … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo: The Finish Line
Welcome to another book rant! Before I jump into the review, a brief disclaimer: there may be (vague!) spoilers in the post below. By that, I pretty much just mean allusions to the book; I will never reveal detailed accounts of the plot or spoil surprise plot twists. I only discuss specific events when necessary … Continue reading Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom
With this post, I am officially committing myself to participating in the April 2018 edition of Camp NaNoWriMo -- and I'm EXCITED! I've been wanting to write a novel since I was in the third grade, and I've tried countless times with little success. Lack of time to write regularly, slow loss of interest in … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo: Taking the Plunge
Welcome to my first ever book review! Just as a heads up, there may be (very very vague) spoilers in the post below. I will never reveal detailed accounts of the plot or spoil surprise plot twists, but I may allude slightly to events that happened during the course of the book in order to … Continue reading A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray
Happy (belated) first day of March! This year has felt like it's been flying by, but to be honest I'm pretty happy that winter is almost over. We've been having unusually cold weather here in the Bay Area recently and I'm definitely over it. Take today for example: I slept with three blankets last night, … Continue reading February Recap(ish) & March Goals
Hi, and welcome to Scribbles and Stories! I'm Alex, and this is my first ever blog post. I'm super excited to dive into blogging, but first I wanted to tell you a little bit about me and why I'm here. About Me As I said above, my name is Alex (short for Alexandra, but that's a … Continue reading My Blogging Adventure Begins