Where you tend a rose, my lad,
A thistle cannot grow.

— The Secret Garden


Welcome. My name is Sara, and this blog is my attempt at tending a rose in my life.



These are some of my absolute favorite books (i.e. if you do nothing else with this site, you should check these out):

The Secret Garden The Catcher in the Rye

 All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers   A Fraction of the Whole


Prefer poetry? My two favorites are by Yeats and Coleridge.



I am an open door for all of your literary needs. Proofreading? I’ve got you covered. Idea generation? Shoot me an email. Advice on writing (or relationships or blogging or food or traveling or life…)? I can help.

Check out my Services page, or contact me. I’d love to chat.

(Notice a typo on my blog? For Pete’s sake, let a sister know!)


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