Extraordinary Origami Book Review from @kleffnotes

Did you know that origami grew tremendously within the United States and evolved as an art form through various artists in America? I certainly didn’t, at least not until I checked out Extraordinary Origami: 20 Projects from Contemporary American Masters. Edited by Marc Kirschenbaum, this book begins with a brief history of how the art of paperfolding, while from Japan, grew through the connection of individuals in America who found themselves evolving elements of the art form. Within these pages are 20 diverse projects you can try that focus on the art of origami. Continue reading “Extraordinary Origami Book Review from @kleffnotes”


Fangirl Freakouts: #NationalComingOutDay 1 Year Later from @kleffnotes

It has been one year since I wrote my coming out article for The Nerdy Girl Express and roughly one year since I came out to my parents, which was the major coming out element I had yet to do in my life. After one year I wanted to do some follow-up and share how my life has changed in the roughly 365 days since I completely came out. While last time I did a full article, the 11th fell on a Thursday and I thought it’d be fun to do a video instead. Continue reading “Fangirl Freakouts: #NationalComingOutDay 1 Year Later from @kleffnotes”

The Way of the Seed: Earth Spawn of Kalpeon Book Review from @kleffnotes

The Way of the Seed is a trilogy series that begins with Earth Spawn of Kalpeon. Richard Dean Hall establishes an alternate theory to the creation of the world and the rise of civilizations through the introduction of the Kalpeon. These alien forces led by Barjeen, select the way that planets will evolve and in this case their focus is Earth. Continue reading “The Way of the Seed: Earth Spawn of Kalpeon Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Interview with Oliver Mayer from @kleffnotes

I had the chance to chat with Oliver Mayer about the anxiously awaited sequel to his exceptional play, Blade to the Heat, Members Only. Set 22 years after the events his characters experienced, this new production examines what changes have happened over that span of time. Thank you to Oliver Mayer for speaking with me and for sharing some insights into his new work. Continue reading “Interview with Oliver Mayer from @kleffnotes”

A Dirty Word Book Review ( @cleispress ) from @kleffnotes

A Dirty Word: How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality is a memoir style nonfiction work that focuses on author Steph Auteri’s own life and connection to sex and her own sexuality. She has been a sex writer for 15 years and through this no holds barred work she reveals tremendous details about her life and the path she has taken to become more confident in who she is. This book is full of personal narratives, but also uses a great deal of research to back up certain discussions and provide details for her readers concerning certain topics. Continue reading “A Dirty Word Book Review ( @cleispress ) from @kleffnotes”