Book Review: Knife – R. J. Anderson

Book Review: Knife – R. J. Anderson

Sometimes I write a blog post at least a day early, have it all ready for the day of posting…and then completely forget to post it. And then the next day I have to sneak in with a blog post that is shockingly LATE and OUT OF SCHEDULE and just hope that...
The First Cheerleader

The First Cheerleader

I started writing quite a few years ago now. Normally if someone asks me, I’ll tell them that my ‘origin story’ came from the One Year Adventure Novel curriculum which kicked me off into the world of writing. I don’t remember writing much or...
Why Everyone Should Read the Classics

Why Everyone Should Read the Classics

Why are the classics called the classics? What sets them apart from the books written today? ‘The classics’ can easily set the modern reader groaning at the very thought. Long, boring books, full of huge long paragraphs and complicated words and weird,...
Time for Edits – Writing Update

Time for Edits – Writing Update

It’s been quite a while since I actually did a post about what I’m writing at the moment—actually, I don’t think I’ve done one this year yet—so it’s high time this post came along. This is going to be a bit of a rambly post to catch you...
On my Bookshelf: Fantasy

On my Bookshelf: Fantasy

Who doesn’t like curling up in a pile of cushions with a mug of your drink of choice (chai for me 😉 ) and delving into a new fantasy realm full of magic and surprises?   Fantasy has always had a special place in my heart. From fairy stories when I was a little...
Q+A Vlog (Part Two!)

Q+A Vlog (Part Two!)

Here I’m am again with the promised second half of the Q+A vlog! It took me a little longer than I originally intended before I got this up, but it’s here now anyway. This is the writerly vlog, where I answer the various questions about writing. Some...
Theme in Action – Experiments in Living

Theme in Action – Experiments in Living

So far in our theme series, we’ve covered What Theme Actually Is, how to Narrow Down Your Theme into a focusing question, but how do any of these actually work in the story itself? It’s all well and good to have a handy little focusing question and a bunch...

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