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Book Cover Art Exercises

I thought a fun way to practice watercoloring more finished compositions would be to design hypothetical book covers. So far, I have attempted looks for two of my many favorite novels. 204 more words


Sunday Quotables

Feel free to use my graphic, but if you do please link the image back to my blog post. Happy Sunday!


Life Changing Books

I have loved to read since a very young age. I went through different phases of favorite books- after children’s books it was fantasy, then supernatural romance- but since reaching high school and being required to read the classics, I  just haven’t been able to turn back. 813 more words

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Beautiful Book Dedications (Book Riot)

Here’s a collection of beautiful book dedications ranging from the romantic to the inspiring to the thought-provoking. Check the comments section for more. I may have swooned slightly over this one: 153 more words


On East of Eden and rethinking clichés

But “Thou mayest”! Why, that makes a man great, that gives him stature with the gods, for in his weakness and his filth and his murder of his brother he has still the great choice. 561 more words


National Steinbeck Center - Salinas, CA

John Steinbeck is considered by many to be one of America’s greatest authors.  Born in Salinas, CA in 1902 his writing was heavily influenced by the agricultural nature of the town of Salinas, CA and the surrounding area. 570 more words


The Legend of Zella Day Mockingjay (The Quixotic Kicker)

Did you ever hear the story about the Lightning Queen?
The tale of the most enigmatic songbird the world has ever seen.

Take a flight with me, East of Eden, to witnesss The Quixotic Kicker, the one true Mockingjay, the Legend of Zella Day