Can I have some?

welcome to my blog.

a place to post. a place to eat oreos. a place to vent. a place to heal.

i started this blog so i could use a different outlet besides munching on fattening oreos. as if that has done any good... *mind wanders to oreo package in the house...*

then i realized that oreos can be semi symbolic. if you are are that crazy about oreos that is. which... i am.

eating oreos is therapeutic for me. when i am struggling or when i need a pick me up. they have chocolate. and sugar. both of which help lift my mood. not to mention that i eat them soaked with milk, which is my miracle drink.

i post my posts to not only get stuff out. there may be people who read my blog who have been in the same kind of situations as i have. i hope reading them and knowing that others have gone through things like i have, will be to you what eating oreos does to me.

and yes. i didn't capitalize anything in here. i just felt like it. deal with it.

munch up.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Haunting of Springett Hall

I know I haven't been posting a lot lately, and I owe a few detailed posts on specific parts of my life that I want to explore more (homeschooling and Shorinji Kempo for example), but for now, this post is a shout out to a good friend of mine.

Remember my catch up post where I talked about NaNoWriMo and how I was able to write a whole novel in a month? Well, my friend, E. B., did that this last year as well. As well as the year before that. She edited and polished her 2013 NaNo novel in the space of one year and then pitched it to a publisher nearly one year later. Another year later, it is coming out to press. I am very pleased to announce the publication of this awesome book, written by an amazing person. I'm really glad that I first started coming to the writer's group that I did because I've been able to meet so many awesome people, and E. B. is no exception. You can see the book on Goodreads, but sadly, we'll have to wait patiently for a little while longer to have it in our hands. I, for one, will be sure to get a copy as soon as possible.

The Haunting of Springett Hall by E.B. Wheeler, available July 14, 2015.

Eighteen-year-old Lucy doesn’t remember how she died or why she’s haunting Springett Hall in Victorian England. One thing is certain: she was trying to fix a terrible mistake—one she must set right before oblivion reclaims her. As she pieces together the mystery of her death, shadows try to drag her into a dark abyss, and she struggles against the commands of a disembodied voice.

None of the living notice Lucy haunting them, except a servant named Philip whose memories are as fragmented as hers. They find evidence they were involved in a necromancer’s scheme to cheat death: a spell that went awry. Lucy also suspects Philip, for whom she’s developing an impossible attraction, may have been one of her enemies.

The more Lucy learns, the less she wants to remember. The necromancer’s work isn’t finished, though, and his influence is consuming the minds and wills of everyone in the house, living and dead. To have any chance of making a happy ending out of their mistakes, Lucy and Philip must face the truth about their past and free the residents of Springett Hall from a curse that reaches beyond death.