The Anatomy of a Good Day

Last week, I wrote about depression. I'm treading water right now, and before you say, "Oh no!", know that treading is good. Treading is active. I won't lie. Announcing the book deal buoyed me through the week and I'm grateful for that high, and for everyone's congratulations and their excitement to read balletbook. Today was a … Continue reading The Anatomy of a Good Day

Supervillians with a MESSAGE. Did you hear that MESSAGE yet? (or, Examining BLAZE)

We've all fallen for a supervillian. Because we're Facebook friends (that place is the devil, I swear) and I post these blogs to FB now, my HS supervillian might actually read this. Which is weird. Okay, so we've all fallen for the guy or girl who is not actually a good person. And I'm not … Continue reading Supervillians with a MESSAGE. Did you hear that MESSAGE yet? (or, Examining BLAZE)

Unvariably lovely there: taking a look inside Lovely, Dark and Deep by Amy McNamara

Someone once asked me what reading was to me. I said, a coping mechanism. She said, I don't think so. She said, I think that it's an escape method. I laughed and replied, aren't those the same thing? She shook her head. One year later, I think I understand what she meant. That is to say, … Continue reading Unvariably lovely there: taking a look inside Lovely, Dark and Deep by Amy McNamara