I just want to say, before I start, that I'm sorry I didn't post last Friday. I was sick. Also that this post turned out - ah, controversial, maybe? It's a sensitive topic, is what I'm trying to say, and my intention was merely to educate, not to offend. So, yeah. Enjoy. OH boy. Hi … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tropes – The Strong Female Character.
Hi all, It's time for a rambly post! Here's what's been going on in my life as of late. Formatting So as you know, I've been working on revising my book. I think I've fallen into a routine with it, of sorts - or at least it's not as grueling as when I first started … Continue reading Log #11: Microsoft Word, Netflix Crisis, & Ukulele Practice.
Hi all, As much as many of us would like to not admit, we cannot help but find ourselves drawn to tropes - similar, recurring themes, elements, and plot devices in the stories we watch, hear, and read. I'm surprisingly (or not) a fan of tropes, as the familiarity can draw in readers who like … Continue reading Writing Tips – Utilizing Tropes
Hi all, Oh. My. GOD. I'm finally out of exams and the spring term! Geez, every time I finish a term, I feel like I've just survived a war or something. It takes a lot out of you. So I finally have time to relax, kick back, and focus on personal stuff. I absolutely hate … Continue reading Log #10: *Gasps for Breath* Summer, Finally
Hi all, Look at that, your girl's comin through with 2 non-book reviews within a year's span! I always forget to review non-book stuff, or don't feel like it, but OH. MY GODS. I HAVE to share with you guys my most recent obsession. Watch Voltron they said. It's a great show, they said. You'll … Continue reading So…I’m Voltron Trash Now, I Guess.
Hi all, So. I thought the frustration was over. I was wrong. I've done a read-through of my first draft, which was great. I like correcting mistakes, even though now my manuscript looks like its bleeding out from all the red pen. I liked just reading through my story - I'd forgotten how far my … Continue reading Writing Update – The Revision Process so Far.
Author: Maggie Stiefvater Genre: YA, Urban Fantasy Series: The Raven Cycle #2 Rating: 4/5 (No synopsis, since this is a sequel, to avoid spoilers 🙂 ) And full discloser, this review is ridden with both spoiler and non-spoiler stuff, so I'd say maybe not read it if you haven't read at least up to book … Continue reading THE DREAM THIEVES – Book Review