Podcasting and Audiobooking

If anyone had told me that, in my first month at my very first professional career job, I would have finished four audiobooks and started obsessively listening to past episodes of two wonderful podcasts, I’m not sure I would have believed you. But I have.  And I’m here to discuss.

John Green

This one should be a no-brainer.  While I’m on the topic of writing about my favorite authors, I had to mention John Green.  Not only is he one of my favorite writers, but he is one of my favorite people that I don’t actually know.  Yes, I have a category of people like that.  Ha. … More John Green

Book Review – Real Happy Family by Caeli Wolfson Widger

This one is going to be short and sweet. Don’t read this book if you appreciate good writing.  Until I was 75% done with the book, I still wasn’t sure where it was going.  The different perspectives were confusing and inconsistent, the plot didn’t make sense as a story arc, and the writing itself needed … More Book Review – Real Happy Family by Caeli Wolfson Widger

Sarah Dessen

I have written about other authors now, saying how they taught me how to write and how to feel and all of that.  And I love all of them and never lied about anything I said.  But none of them hold a candle to Sarah Dessen. I was in high school when I read my … More Sarah Dessen

Jodi Picoult

It wasn’t difficult for me to decide to put Jodi Picoult on my list of people who inspire me.  She is the author I aspire to be. Early in my high school career, I started reading a random book that I picked up at Target called My Sister’s Keeper.  I distinctly remember that, the first … More Jodi Picoult

Suzanne Collins

I like to think of myself as a writer, but I don’t know if I’ll ever get to the caliber of someone like Suzanne Collins.  If you don’t know who she is, she wrote the Hunger Games Trilogy.  She created Katniss Everdeen in her brain.  This is sort of going to be a dual post, … More Suzanne Collins