Abigail Wyvon

I should be writing, but I'm probably reading

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Move Over Shakespeare by Billy J. Barnum

Have you seen The Greatest Showman? Well, Billy Barnum is a direct descendant of Phineas Taylor Barnum, and he wrote a poetry book!  Move Over Shakespeare was a delight to read. The poems were raw, honest, uplifting, and thought-provoking. “One by One” inspired me to get writing. “My Hair” had me laugh out loud. “Sycamore …

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The Book That Changed My Life

I started writing novels in third grade. My first story was about two twenty-somethings from a small Montana town who went to New York City in search of love. I wrote only a few chapters. A year later, I started writing my next story, Haunted House on Halloween Street. Like the first story, I never …

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Derailed by Mary Keliikoa

Mary Keliikoa’s debut novel, Derailed, is a page-turner you’ll want to read until the end. Left with her late father’s detective agency, Kelly Pruett is determined to juggle work, caring for her daughter, and her personal life. When a woman comes in asking for Kelly’s help to find out what really happened the night her …

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There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

I hope all of you are staying safe during this difficult time. Are you bored during the quarantine? Read a book! Then read another book! Oh, and wash your hands. I’ve read A LOT books in the last couple of weeks. I finished reading Someone’s Inside Your House just this morning… Stephanie Perkins, author of …

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The Duff by Kody Keplinger

Have you seen The Duff movie? If so, what did you think? I only recently found out the movie is based on a novel by the same name. I loved the movie, so why not read the book? To be honest, I was a little hesitant to read it; I thought the movie would’ve ruined …

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A Writer’s Questionnaire

Chilly weather, football, leaves falling, pumpkins—Yes, fall is here! *Sigh* I don’t know about you, but I’m glad the hot weather is gone. A couple months ago I got a library card! You would think that I, a major bookworm, would already have had a library card, but I did not. Now I have access …

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Lauren Graham’s Someday, Someday, Maybe

If you don’t know who Lauren Graham is, I’m assuming you’ve never seen the show Gilmore Girls. If you have never seen Gilmore Girls, you’re missing out! Lauren Graham is one of the stars on the show, and not only is she an amazing actress, but she’s also an author! When I discovered she wrote …

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2019: A New Chapter

Goodbye 2018 and hello 2019! I remember sitting in this exact spot a year ago and writing about the year ahead. I said this and that would happen in 2018, and you know what? I was right. For the most part, the year went how I predicted it would go. The only thing I was …

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Finish Line is Near

I hope everyone is having a good year so far! It’s a new year and I have two manuscripts. As a Christmas present, my brother is going to pay for a copy editor to edit my manuscript when I’m finished editing it. Before I learned of the copy editor, I wasn’t too focused on one …

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NaNoWriMo Conclusion

“I hate writing, I love having written.” ― Dorothy Parker. I’m a little late posting this, but… I did it! I’m a winner of NaNoWriMo! I actually wrote my book in a month. After taking over five years to write my first novel, it seemed nearly impossible to write my next in only thirty days. …

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