• Interesting History,  Musings

    History Has Its Eyes on You: Glossed-Over Historical Events in HAMILTON

    If you’re as obsessed with Hamilton as I was when it first came out, you might’ve watched interviews with the cast, picked up that famous biography by Ron Chernow, or geeked out when Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared on Drunk History. (Note to self: I need to write an entire blog post on that show…) You probably also know that Hamilton has inaccuracies, and that some major historical events were left out altogether. Far too many blogs and news outlets have reported on this to list here. You couldn’t have missed them. And I understand the frustration. Though details are left out—intentionally or unintentionally—every time a story is retold, their absence is…

  • Miscellaneous

    How to Enhance Your Reading Experience with Soundscapes

    The sister blog post, “How to Enhance Your Writing Experience with Soundscapes,” can be found on Writer’s Atelier. What does your perfect reading experience look like? Maybe you picture yourself curled up on the couch or reading in the great outdoors. Maybe you don’t care where you are as long as you have something warm to drink. Maybe you’ve always been able to read any time, any place, under any conditions. (Lucky!) But what if I told you there was a way to truly immerse yourself in the book you’re reading like you never have before? You can do just that with soundscapes. What are soundscapes? Whether you’ve heard the…