The Birthday Book Tag πŸŽ‚

Guess what? Today is my birthday!!!! I never like birthdays. The idea of getting older and having more responsibility plus the unpredictability of the future scares me. But since birthdays are supposed to be days of celebration, I decided to do a book tag. I saw this on Tracy @ Cornerfolds, she also did it … Continue reading The Birthday Book Tag πŸŽ‚

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Creative Boundaries in Writing Retellings

Reusing stories as retellings have flourished in the recent years. From legend and myth to folktales, from fairytales to plays and classics. They also come in various shapes and sizes: modern-setting, gender bent, futuristic, mishmash of different stories, LGBTQ+ retellings, giving more depth retelling... basically, there are endless options of books available for us to … Continue reading Creative Boundaries in Writing Retellings

Thoughts I Have While Reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Hardcover, 370 pages Published February 2nd 2010 by Crown Publishing group ✰✰✰✰✰ Henrietta Lacks, as HeLa, is known to present-day scientists for her cells from cervical cancer. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells … Continue reading Thoughts I Have While Reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot