Guest Post ~ Songs I Couldn’t Travel Without by Adi Alsaid

This is a tough one, as I’m constantly listening to music during my travels. Lowering the windows of a car and blasting music is a crucial element to any road trip, and big headphones make staring out of a bus window feel cinematic. 5. California One/Youth and Beauty Brigade- The Decemberists URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7FVgfGtzsA 4. I Won’t Be Found- Tallest Man on Earth URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9M8yDwkuqw Estate Sale Sign- The Mountain Goats URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZiOad87Jg8 2. The Trapeze Swinger- Iron and Wine URL:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8aPyBr-_S0 1. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea- Neutral Milk Hotel URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jtZx9LNpAY Synopsis: Five strangers. Countless adventures. One epic Read More

Guest Post ~ Why Airports Are Great For Writers by Adi Alsaid

One of my ultimate go-tos for inspiration is people-watching, and there’s no greater place than an airport to people watch. The sheer mass and diversity of people, the potential for imagined stories. I could sit at an airport and watch for hours even if I didn’t have a flight. I have done that, actually. When I lived in Vegas, sometimes I’d go to the airport baggage claim with a friend and some coffee and we’d try to guess where everyone was coming from, try to decipher airport codes we weren’t familiar with.   Airports offer the freedom to observe. You Read More

Guest Post ~ Top Things to Pack – Top 5 Travel Reads by Adi Alsaid

Things to pack 5. Books 4. Notebook/pen 3. My “I wish I could fly” penguin t-shirt for airplane days. 2. If it’s a road trip, snacks. Not much else. I prefer to keep it light.   Top 5 Travel-Themed Reads/Books to Read on the Road With Friends like These by Danny Wallace- A very funny man—the author of Yes Man—decides to revisit long lost friends across the globe. A touching and entertaining read about the things worth traveling for. Timbuktu by Paul Auster- A canine protagonist will teach you more about loneliness and how to be okay with it than Read More

Guest Post ~ What Inspires Me To Write by Adi Alsaid

I think people will never tire of asking this question of authors because we never tire of the answer, which, as far as I know, always has been and always will be: Everything.   If life in its entirety did not inspire us to write, we wouldn’t be writers. Obviously, we don’t walk around constantly inspired by every little thing around us, because that would make us go insane. But the reason that stories keep getting churned out, published or unpublished, it’s because writers can find inspiration anywhere, in any little detail of life, at any time, whether we like Read More

Seize The Day Tuesday ~ Adi Alsaid

Debut author Adi Alsaid wants to challenge you to Seize the Tuesday!  Normally a day to be gotten through as quickly as possible, Tuesday doesn’t need to be forgotten anymore. In the spirit of Let’s Get Lost, share a way that you are going to Seize the Tuesday! Check out these blogs for some of Adi Alsaid’s Seize The Tuesday posts … Novel Sounds * Forever Young Adult * Hypable * Book Cellar * Fangirlish    Synopsis: Five strangers. Countless adventures. One epic way to get lost. Four teens across the country have only one thing in common: a girl named LEILA. She crashes into their lives in her absurdly red car Read More