After the Fall

The tea was getting cold. Peter scowled at the liquid in the porcelain cup for a good three minutes before calling his wife. “Arlette, my tea’s gone cold. Get me a new one, and hurry this time,” he ordered. Arlette smiled and took the cup obediently, then sighed as soon as the kitchen door shut […]

Book Review: Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Wither, the first novel in Lauren DeStefano’s Chemical Garden Trilogy, is a dystopian tale of arranged marriage and secret love. There is a healthy dose of disturbing details in this book also, but it is very elegantly and eloquently written. (I’m going to take this opportunity to issue a SPOILER ALERT, just in case!) In a […]

Freelance Writing

So, since I am a poor person, I have decided to start writing on Basically, you write articles/poetry/stories/etc (based on the available “assignments”) and you get a portion of the revenue. It’s not a lot, but it’s more than $0, which is my current income, being a high school student and all. Just thought […]

Writing Backwards

Writers are like snowflakes: no two are exactly alike. We all have different methods, unique inspirations, techniques that work for us but may turn out horrendously for another writer. Just as the plotting vs. writing-as-you-go methods are widely debated and compared, as are the chronological vs. all-over-the-place writing. Personally, I would prefer to write everything in chronological […]

Road Trip Wednesday #168: What Do You Love About Writing?

Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway‘s contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. In the comments, you can hop from destination to destination and get everybody’s unique take on the topic. So, what do I love about writing? To be honest, this is difficult for me, […]