An Excerpt from The Muse

Read on for an excerpt from my short story, The Muse. The day she met Dalton, Paula had been sitting in the middle of a museum, staring at the statue ahead of her. The white lights glared down at the room. She bent over her sketchbook, but she couldn’t get her hand to do whatContinue reading “An Excerpt from The Muse”

Review: Carrie by Stephen King

Carrie is Stephen King’s debut novel that shot him into America’s spotlight in 1974. There’s good reason this book was the one that made him into the horror icon we know him as today. Carrie is the story of a teenage girl pushed to her limits. Carrie White felt loathing at every turn – atContinue reading “Review: Carrie by Stephen King”

Review: Interview With The Vampire by Anne Rice

Welcome back! Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been reading Interview With The Vampire by Anne Rice. This was recommended to be put on my reading list for my master’s thesis project. I really enjoyed reading this book – it’s only the second vampire book I actually remember most of (I read Dracula aContinue reading “Review: Interview With The Vampire by Anne Rice”

Welcome!

Howdy! My name is Lydia Poer. Welcome to my blog, PoerlyRead! I am a 21-year-old writer and aspiring editor living in Texas with my dog, Titus! I graduated from undergrad in May 2020, in the thick of the pandemic when people were still taking it “seriously”, and was cooped up at my parents house forContinue reading “Welcome!”