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Carousel Island

Climbed into cupped hands, cradled in Arguments of gunpowder and spark. Made Room for the shadows of doubt in heart. Outlast the day. Find a way for Us to fix our sinking ship, water-wrecked. Say it isn't over. Say we're better than this Every time we fail to see a flicker of Light in our… Continue reading Carousel Island

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I Am 28 Today

Dear Readers, There are plenty of people in my life who warn that turning 28 is the beginning of the end. 30 is stalking me like a future ex-boyfriend around the corner. A homeless man waves a sign that reads, "The End Is Neigh."  A clock ticks. Lines are drawn in the dirt and gosh,… Continue reading I Am 28 Today

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Elsewhere, We Became #4: Story Excerpt

Excerpt: The Devils of Logan Lake No one with their wits about them wants to be a Newman. When Matthew Newman scrawled his family name into the ledger, we felt a shiver ripple through Logan Lake. The fir coats of the deciduous forest shook with warning and the soil dried and cracked, the harvest that… Continue reading Elsewhere, We Became #4: Story Excerpt

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Life: What I’m Reading, What I’m Up To

Dear Lovely Readers, This month has been madness. Not necessarily madness in a purely negative way. There's been a load of good, too. Finally, my husband and I are 100% settled into our new apartment. I took some photos with my new camera, the Cannon T6i, and I'm loving this space. Well, as much as… Continue reading Life: What I’m Reading, What I’m Up To

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I am a writer

Don't ask me why I decided to be a writer; the answer is not a straight line, and if I could tell you, I'd likely complicate it. All I know is books have always been a part of me. I cannot remember the very first book that caught my eye. I know I read Stella… Continue reading I am a writer

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June TBR | Fun Fact Friday | Life Update Video

From Booktube to WordPress https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrdG8YuP4wY Like what you see? Subscribe to my BookTube channel here ❤ Instagram: @nelson.ari Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RavenousforReads/ Tumblr: https://www.tumblr.com/blog/ari-nelson-writes Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/ArianaNelson Twitter: https://twitter.com/SouffleLumiere Related videos: F^3 Booktube | Talk Nerdy With Me #2 Popular Authors And Their Books I Have Never Read (Video) Talk Nerdy With Me: F^3 #1 (Video) F^3 | Talk… Continue reading June TBR | Fun Fact Friday | Life Update Video

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June 2017 Ravenous Giveaway

Extra, Extra! Read all about it! Ravenous For Reads will be running its first viral event and I'm feverish with enthusiasm. Bookmark this post, mark your calendars, gossip about it, and don't forget to participate in this awesome event. ♥My ultimate goal is to share my love of books, reading, and writing with the world♥

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Elsewhere, We Became #3

You're always leaving me. You make it hard to stay, to breathe. I hear the pounding of my heart, a series of uncertain knocks in my chest. Is anyone home? No, we've camped out for the nighttime, underneath a canopy of trees. I wait for him to break the silence again. I sense his smile… Continue reading Elsewhere, We Became #3