Month: August 2019

Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel-Goodreads Review

Lisa Cron’s advice resonated with me. As I read this book, I highlighted sections, took written notes, and compiled the steps into a personalized worksheet. I began to understand why previous methods hadn’t worked for me. I’m excited to try her suggestions. She breaks down how to develop ideas, flesh out interesting characters, and build a novel layer by layer.


What Matters Most: The Get Your Shit Together Guide to Wills, Money, Insurance, and Life’s “What-ifs”-Goodreads Review

Chanel Reynolds’ story might be both the most difficult and the most important book you ever read. With unflinching honesty and raw emotion, she details what happens after her husband is fatally injured in a bicycle accident. She finds they hadn’t adequately planned for a worst case scenario and that made the aftermath so much more difficult.