Horror Movies for Halloween

Happy ๐ŸŽƒ Halloween! I celebrated by watching scary movies and thought I'd share them with you! Have you seen any movies on my list? Suggest some movies you'd think I should see! ๐Ÿฟ๐ŸŽฅ 1 28 days Later - another movie I hadn't seen and this did not disappoint. Coolest zombie movie since Night of the... Continue Reading →

Writing Ancestors // a poem

At the blank page again, lost in my thoughts, Ernest Hemmingway seizes my throat and like a leiutant giving orders, commands me "All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know." Dorothy Allison enters the room the way nurses do in an emergency. She gave me her... Continue Reading →

Rain Rain Go Away

Rain is seen as a cleansing ceremony, a metaphor for dark clouds and biting cold. It's romanticized. "I love the rain. everything is new," My friend said something along those lines andย  my eyes frowned. "The rain is my mortal enemy," I say, gazing out at the rain falling in icy sheets, reminding me of... Continue Reading →

Hyla Brook Books update

"My dreams are growing alongside a white iron gate to my future doll house, my desire as gigantic as the Titan Arum flower, I am a late bloomer Breathing spring into the trumpet of a clear blue sky." I'll leave those sentences there. I've been imagining my own bookshop, I have so many books I... Continue Reading →

cold mornings + books

I woke up and walked over to my manuscript and shook my head. This process doesn't make sense. I want to feel like I did when I was a teenager and the words flowed, forcing me to get out of bed to get a verse out. I joke that I lost my writing powers. Each... Continue Reading →

Writing Goals for 2020

Deep down I feel like everything happened to me for a reason. Several months ago, my mind was dark, on the precipice of a sharp edge, gaunt, beleiving I couldn't live if i couldn't write. Writing and drawing - expressing myself through art - that is my reason of being. My biggest goal is to... Continue Reading →

My Reading Goals 2020

  Snow flake bookmark available I read my posts from 2019 and 2018 so its interesting to see how I kept my promises to myself. So much happened to me in 2019, I am a whole new tour de force. I have a serious game plan for 2020. Three new fantasy books are coming in... Continue Reading →

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