Flash Fiction: Recess/Standards/Bed-Time Story

Today, believe it or not, is NOT a Miranda-Writes-LitCrit day. Today is a Miranda-Writes-Fiction day. The background: Last summer, I found out about the Flash Fiction challenge, and thought it looked fun. I didn’t have time to actually compete in it either last year or this year, but I had some time today so I thought … More Flash Fiction: Recess/Standards/Bed-Time Story

The Shakespeare Post

It’s not exactly a secret that I’m obsessed with Shakespeare. I mean, I couldn’t really avoid it, given that I was named after one of his characters (albeit one of the more boring ones). For as long as I can remember, my parents have encouraged my love of literature. More importantly, however, they’ve always brought … More The Shakespeare Post

A Wrinkle in Time

Last semester was a bit of a wild ride. After finally deciding on a double major in English and Computer Science, I proceeded to overload my schedule with five classes and two jobs (going up to five classes and three jobs for next semester, because I never learn). One of the English classes I took … More A Wrinkle in Time

A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices

I first discovered Terry Pratchett back in seventh grade when I stole a copy of Good Omens off my sister’s bookshelf. I read it, thoroughly enjoyed it, and resolved to check out more of Pratchett’s writing immediately. A resolution I promptly forgot about. Several months later I was standing in a bookshop searching for something, … More A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices

Go Set A Watchman

I feel that I should start this review with a quick disclaimer: I never idolized Atticus Finch. I read the reviews before Go Set A Watchman came out. Like many others, I rushed to the bookstore yesterday, July 14, 2015. I snatched the last copy off the shelf, and finished the whole thing in one … More Go Set A Watchman