6 Vital Things to Know Before You Decide to Play an Instrument

*For best performance, read everything in a wisely-old-wizardy-Dumbledore voice. It’s late afternoon. I’m sitting with my tablet, drinking a hot chocolate while the rain is falling outside like some really weird girl in a random Adele music video. I know I should be practicing the violin or piano. And yet, I'm scrutinizing a recording of … Continue reading 6 Vital Things to Know Before You Decide to Play an Instrument

5 Things We Want More of in Books

Do you ever wander down the fiction aisles of your library perusing the many dead tattooed trees and sigh in frustration as none entice you? Because they all seem to have been written following a specific set of instructions? Insert creepy stalker love interest here. Delete actual, accurate POC representation from Chapter 7. Include an … Continue reading 5 Things We Want More of in Books

Why the Violin is One of the Hardest Instruments to Play

If the violin had a subject equivalent, it would be math. Why math? Because math is challenging and 99% of your practice sessions will result in you pulling your hair out and collapsing on the floor in a sobbing mess. Same with playing the violin. If you’ve ever played the violin before, you’ll know that … Continue reading Why the Violin is One of the Hardest Instruments to Play