"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page." - St. Augustine I grew up in rural Arkansas, bored out of my mind and desperately wanting to leave. However, once I finally left, I realized that Arkansas wasn't too bad. So here I am, back in Arkansas and feeling both at home and also wildly out of place. Unsurprisingly, I have a deep passion for books. I love reading, and I often publish reviews and other bookish things. I want to work in book publishing, ultimately at every stop along a book's lifespan. I would like to be a bookseller by opening up my own independent shop, a publisher, a literary agent, and an author. (Not necessarily in that order.) I am currently working on one major fantasy series that I have been thinking about for years, but I plan on doing some side projects just to avoid getting burned out on it in the meantime. That's why I'm here on Protagonize!