Although Tonina loves to play, in her free time, she loves to listen to music and write about her experience as an audience member. In the summer of 2016, she started reviewing live shows and albums for Playback: STL; an online magazine based out of her hometown St. Louis. She also writes for the independent radio station, KDHX also located in St. Louis. Tonina also loves to write poetry. In the near future, she plans on releasing her first collection of poetry. Below, are her published reviews.