Books

4 writing tips from blogger’s books

Hey, let’s talk about writing fiction! Most of the time, when you look for good writing tips for novels, you look go to the most popular books, right? The ones that just about everyone in the world loves. And there’s absolutely nothing wrong with doing that, but sometimes, shouldn’t we pay attention to the books…… Continue reading 4 writing tips from blogger’s books

Books · Characters

5 things that should be in a story

We have a lot of cliches in our fiction- the Chosen One who saves the world, the mentor figure who dies, etc.- so many, in fact, that one can hardly find a story without them nowadays. And while those are not necessarily bad things, and can even still be used in stories, I’ve noticed a…… Continue reading 5 things that should be in a story

Books · Characters · Music · Tags

a tag + an announcement

Hello again! Earlier this week I promised a tag and an announcement, to celebrate the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, and, lo and behold, I have returned with those! First off, the tag- I’m doing “The Smashing & Dashing Characters 2016 Character Awards” tag!!! *much excitement and cheering* Cait from Paperfury invented this tag…… Continue reading a tag + an announcement

Books

2016: a year in books

My corner of the world (or internet, more like) has been rather silent recently, due to holidays, sicknesses, and school, but I’m finally back. And I’ve come with two posts for this week, containing several short reviews, a fun tag, and an announcement. Today we’ll cover the first of those three things. Let’s get right to…… Continue reading 2016: a year in books

Books · Monthly Updates · My Book

September Updates: Reading and Writing

Reading: This month I tried two new fantasy series: The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander and Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling. I only read one of the Chronicles of Prydain (The Book of Three, #1, though I did get pretty far into The High King) and only the first three and last Harry Potter books (The Sorcerer’s…… Continue reading September Updates: Reading and Writing