Book Review: ‘The Bear and the Nightingale’ By Katherine Arden | I’ve Read This #WomenWriters

Another aspect of this novel that I really enjoyed was the winter setting and atmosphere. Arden does a superb job of creating a visceral environment for the reader. I felt the cold when outdoors with the characters and I reveled in the warm firelight that they huddled around at night. #WomenWriters

James Matlack Raney’s Lord Of The Wolves Is A Powerful Story Of Strength, Purpose, And Heroism

With every turn of the page, we begin to understand that there is more than one kind of strength to be valued — and James Matlack Raney does a marvelous job in delivering that message.

Interview | James Matlack Raney Talks To Us About Lord Of The Wolves, Finding Inspiration From Experience, & Subduing Writer’s Doubt (With Tips For Beginner Writers!)

I asked James if he would take some time from his busy schedule for an interview with The Black Lion Journal to talk about what he’s been up to so far and his transition from the Jim Morgan series to Lord of The Wolves.

Classic Lit: Reading David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

David Copperfield was engaging and I got to the end of it feeling very pleased to have read it.

#FlashbackFriday (So What If It’s Not A Thing? Yet? ) | Amelia Bird’s “Acts of Wind” Essay From New Madrid Winter 2014

Birds essay explores loss by learning to appreciating life and life’s lessons. By uncovering reoccurring patterns within her daily life, and with the aid of nature, Bird rediscovers what it means to be a part of something larger than she could have ever imagined.
Header image © Sissh Art “Day 2, Week 3 – Forest Landscapes.”