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

Popular Books I Dislike

I read…a lot. But I’ve come to realize that what is popular is not always good. And before you ask, no, I am not talking about Twilight. It gets a bad rap, but the first book was actually decent. Before everyone gets upset, I understand that everyone likes books for very different reasons. And some … Continue reading Popular Books I Dislike

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