Modern Books: Are They Meaningless?

It irks me beyond words when people tell me to read classics and not modern books and even more when they tell me to write…

How Game of Thrones Evokes Emotion

Game of Thrones spoilers coming up for books and the show. When it comes to successfully writing tragedy, two of the most important elements in…

Lorde: Is Modern Music Meaningless?

So back when I was 10, I discovered a song called Royals on youtube, became obsessed with it, memorised it, and sung it all the time. I…

Why Brandon Sanderson is a King of High Fantasy

If you don’t know Brandon Sanderson, and you want an example of a good YA (or maybe New Adult, NA) high fantasy, you need to…

Lets Talk About NaNoWriMo.

So I participated in NaNoWriMo this year. For those of you who don’t know, NaNoWriMo is an international competition (or self-challenge, more like) in which…

A Self-Reflection on My Work

So it’s been some time since I sat down and thought about my own published works. I’ve just been so occupied with moving forward and…

Why We Struggle With Starting a Book

So you want to start writing a book. However you go about your story, what will really need to capture is a good start –…