Set the Mood and Set the Stage: Instrumental Music for Writing

If my Spotify account could tell you anything about me, it would say that I really like playlists. I have 361 of them. (Wait, what? I didn’t realize how many I had till I counted them all.) It’s a little like an archeological dig from my high school years up to my current playlists - … Continue reading Set the Mood and Set the Stage: Instrumental Music for Writing

Hilary Mantel and the Blurred Lines of Historical Fiction

Historical fiction is a unique genre. History and fiction come together and blur the lines of reality. For many, historical fiction can be an escape from the reality of modern times. As an English major, and as someone with an interest in literature, I know that when studying different areas of literature, you also submerse … Continue reading Hilary Mantel and the Blurred Lines of Historical Fiction