Review : At The Edge of the Orchard

There are authors I'll always grab if I find them sitting on the shelf at the thrift store. Tracy Chevalier stood out like a sword in a stone. I read The Girl with a Pearl Earring years ago and remember fawning over it. In my hands now was her book, "At the Edge of the... Continue Reading →

my favorite romance tropes

Hey Pretty Gang, I've been seeing this tag around the book community and thought I'd tag myself. Here is a short list of romance tropes i like to see, and hopefully you guys can recommend me some steamy reads.    forced nudity scene - my best friend gave me this manga, she was gushing over... Continue Reading →

Nanowrimo Days 11-15

You learn so much about yourself when you don't hold back. I never thought I'd even make it to 20k all with one hand based on a few dramatic scenes from my dreams. I'll show you guys my chart, but I've stopped to plan out my next 5k words. There's too much to think about... Continue Reading →

World Building

So I don't have a post planned for today that goes with my witchy topics, I figured I could share a bit on world building. I was inspired to write my story about wolves because I just want to write a story with big wolves in it. I started doing research about dire wolves, wolves... Continue Reading →

Organic Gardening Herbs

From my small collection of gardening books is this informative text, the Rodale's Organic Gardening book for Herbs. Years ago when I discovered how healing and transformative gardening was, when I first learned the word "permaculture", I began my own research at a garden with essential oils and healthy nutrients that could cure depressing thoughts.... Continue Reading →

Faerie Hollow

For this post I wanted to try something a little different - I wanted to write a short exposition piece about the fae after seeing these creator's work and wanting to be a fairy too! I hope you fall in love with these and enjoy the short story - comment below or on my Instagram@theprettypoems... Continue Reading →

Book Review//The Foretelling by Alice Hoffman

So, around the time the first alphabet was being written by Phoenician's, when Carthage was becoming civilized, we have the Nordic tribes of the Nomadic Empires. The Scythians were known for mounted combat inhabited what is now modern day Ukraine. Surely they would be feared, having horses on the battleground is a huge advantage over... Continue Reading →

Crystal Caves Room Decor

Cavewoman inspired room decor ❤ That was the idea behind this post. We're going back to the dawn of time to the Ice Age, home of the Wholly Mammoths and sabortooth tiger. As I was curating the list, I realized this was a crystal cave on an island. Maybe your crystal cave is hidden behind... Continue Reading →

Review// Herbs & Things

Books have a way of taking you back to the place you got it from and to the person you were at the time you started reading it. I've always felt like books find me, rather then me finding them. Hayfork California was a smooth paved road vanishing into the Emerald National Forest. Herbs &... Continue Reading →

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