“Her soul belongs to words and books. Every time she reads, she is home.” – Anonymous
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A bit about me…
I’ve always been better at writing than speaking so I guess it makes sense that I would eventually become an author. I am Alicia, voracious reader, and aspiring author. I’m also a mom of 4 boys and a military wife. Reading and writing has always been a helpful outlet for me. My hope for this site is to be a place where I can talk about books I’ve read, share my random thoughts and of course, my writing. Let this site act as an intermediary between me and those who want to know more. Welcome to Word Haven, and make yourself comfortable.
✨March 2023 Writing Update✨
Before Christmas of 2022, I finished writing my first novel. I had self-edited it to the point that I felt comfortable distributing some advanced reader copies to get some feedback. That way, I could do one more round of self-edits from the feedback before I sent it to my professional editor. Somewhere around two dozen…
Book Review: Equanimity by John Elliott-White
I was recently sent a copy of this book by the author and asked to give a review. I have read multiple books in the self-help/self-improvement genre and the premise of this book, to combine what we know of neuropsychology and the wisdom of the Ancients was very intriguing to me. I love philosophy. I…
Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Graveyard Book is a deliciously dark tale about a little boy who grows up in a graveyard. Raised and accepted by the spooky residents, Bod, short for Nobody, is only truly safe within the confines of the graveyard on the hill, where the normal rules for the living hardly apply.This book made me ugly…
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