My Top 9 Favorite Banned Books

This week was the American Library Association’s (ALA) yearly Banned Books week (Sep. 24-30), meant to encourage intellectual freedom. Throughout history, certain books have been banned for various reasons—some understandable and some really stupid. However, some of these books are so great I cannot imagine why anyone would ban them. And yet it happens. So, … Continue reading My Top 9 Favorite Banned Books

Book Review: A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain

Most of my content on this blog had veered towards writing and reviewing classical books, but do not get the impression that I don’t have very vocal thoughts for recent books that I’ve read. So today I’m starting a new series; that of book reviews. If all my lovely followers like this, or hate it, … Continue reading Book Review: A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain

Clothing Your Characters

In any story, characters are probably the most important aspect. But just how important are the clothes they wear? The answer is simple: extremely important. Most authors don’t realize just how important fashion is in fiction. So today, I’m going to be talking about just that: character fashion, its importance in stories, and some tips … Continue reading Clothing Your Characters