Posts By: Skila

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

 

“Once someone reads your diary, you’re never the same. You realize you’re not alone when you write, and you start to write for the person who will read Read More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

Booked by Kwame Alexander

Verse novel. Middle grade. Boy deals with parents’ divorce, his love of soccer, and a girl he can’t stop thinking about. Beautiful poems that are exquisite all on their own, but together make … Read More

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

“I have lost control over everything, even the places in my head.”
~Paula Hawkins’s The Girl on the TrainRead More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

 

 

A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston is a book that everyone needs to see. The illustrations are an amazing blend of words and art that will take your breath away. Grab … Read More

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

“It is so nice to be worried about. It is maybe the best thing about being in a relationship: that you can share the heavy load of being alive.”Read More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

Paper Hearts by Meg Wiviott

Verse novel about two girls, held prisoner at Auschwitz. Very tough to read. Gripping. Beautiful poetry. A story of hope and love in a very dark time.… Read More

Read Like a Writer registration

Happy Monday! And the Week That The Election Ends! Woohoo!

Registration is still open for my online Read Like a Writer class this January. Details below:

 

Do you ever read a book and think – I wish I could write like that? Are you a writer who likes a … Read More