Category: Books

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  • “Kitsch Reads The Fellowship of the Ring”

    Hello! I’m taking my first journey through Middle-Earth this summer! Tolkien’s narration makes me feel like a kid. His descriptions, especially of the fireworks, spark wondrous ideas for my own writing. In the spirit of celebration, I’m drinking my first beer since last October! @jdubsbrewing Milk Chocolate Porter tastes sweet and salty. The body is […]

  • “Dreadnought” By April Daniels – Preview

    Kitsch Reads “Dreadnought” by April Daniels – Preview by Benjamin Gallagher Hello, Happy Pride Month! I chose to read “Dreadnought” by April Daniels because it’s about a transgender person. Pride is about celebrating the entire LGBTQ community. Look forward to a full book review coming out later this month! As for now enjoy this brief […]

  • “What If It’s Us” by Becky Albetalli and Adam Silvera – Book Review

    “What If It’s Us” by Becky Albetalli and Adam Silvera – Book Review

    “Idealism & Self-Esteem – A Review on Character Elements in ‘What If It’s Us’ by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silver” by Benjamin Gallagher Welcome to my first book review! This essay discusses character elements such as idealism and self-esteem and will contain spoilers. This review does not contain a star or point rating. Instead, I thought to […]

  • Rereading “What If It’s Us” by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

    Hello Friends, This week, I’m rereading “What If It’s Us” by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera for my book review coming out next month! Until then, here is a thought about the novel: I identified with Arthur’s expectations of a “good” boyfriend. Those ideas highlighted the character’s disappointment when certain fantasies failed to come true. He wanted […]

  • Boy Perfectionsim

    In “Bird By Bird” by Anne Lamott, the author talks about the nature of Perfectionism. Before reading this book, I expected every piece of writing to become a masterpiece. Novels, short stories, flash fiction, and everything else seemed so far out of reach. Why? Because the product mattered more than the act of creation. “Perfectionism […]

  • 3 Tools I Used to Lose 20lbs

    3 Tools I Used to Lose 20lbs

    I used these tools to lose weight between 11/18 and 3/19.

  • April

    “April” This month I completed a variety of projects. Each one taught me about the creative process which involved many hours of editing drafts and eating cookies. Still, this Spring an imaginative season started in Orlando. Thank you On Writing Well for all the great advice. Every other Monday I post something related to writing […]

  • Advice from “Leave Your Mark” by Aliza Licht

    I love self-help books, especially ones by female entrepreneurs. Aliza Licht speaks to my truth about not having a five-year plan. Any person can succeed in their career if they focus on the task at hand. Mom gives me similar advice (thank you) but not with the same delivery as Licht. Licht says, “Forget the long-term […]