Today, we’re tackling one of the most challenging writing topics for writers, but especially those working in fantasy and sci-fi; worldbuilding. To illustrate some of the points in this post, I’ll be talking about Dianna Wynne Jone’s book, Howl’s Moving Castle.
Recently, on Instagram, I hosted a discussion on my stories about confusables. When I’m editing a book, I like to keep a list of confusables close by so I can check the usage is correct. When I mentioned this on Instagram, and asked if you’d be interested in me sharing my list, there was a resounding ‘yes’
The topic of paid book reviews can be a controversial one. If you’ve been considering paying for a book review, know that you’re not alone. But there are some common pitfalls to be aware of, as well as often unmentioned benefits to paying for a review. So let’s unpack some of the common beliefs aroundContinue reading “Should I Pay For A Book Review?”
Whether it’s sharing your novel, a brief poem, or your resume – getting feedback on your writing can feel brutal. So here are some tips to hopefully make it less of a painful experience. Why feedback is so important. Feedback, whether solicited, or not offers opportunity for growth. That mindset is key when it comesContinue reading “How to deal with negative feedback about your writing”
Writing a book review can be a challenge. Whether it’s for school, further study or for your personal Goodreads — it can be difficult to collate your thoughts about a book. So today I thought I’d share a list of prompts that I find helpful in my book reviewing process. But first… What makes aContinue reading “How To Write A Book Review – With Prompts!”
It’s the book that sent the book community of Instagram into meltdown over the last few weeks. Today I’ll be offering up a spoiler-free review for A Court of Silver Flames.
How often have you had the assistance of a librarian in your life? For myself, a self-professed bookworm, librarians have helped me on many occasions. They’ve helped me through essays, found my favourite authors and been the guardians of the wonders that are books! How much do we actually think about the librarian during ourContinue reading “Interview With a Librarian”
Today’s book review is Aurora Rising by Aime Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. A sci-fi young adult novel it’s action packed and truly enjoyable! If you’re looking for reasons to check out this book, today’s post will give you fiv
Ever feel like there’s so many books to read but you just don’t have the time in your life to read? Yep me too. Maybe the last time you read a book is a distant memory but you really miss reading. Perhaps you’ve never been a reader, but you wish you were. Today’s post will hopefully give you some reading tips on how to build your reading habit!
This book is wonderful. A heartbreaking, and complex romance novel set in World War Two in German occupied Poland. Two sisters must learn what love and loyalty is in the face of extreme danger. Read on for a full review!