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The Importance of Writing Varied Character Syntax

Doesn't that title just sound like a hoot and a half? See, this is on my mind because I just finished reading a book where every. single. character. had the same voice. Writing different character voices is hard, after all.... Continue Reading →

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The Great Western Writer

I got to do some bookish research for my /other/ blogging-job-thing (see here), and I thought it just strange enough to post in some form or other over here, as well. Normally there isn't much in the way of crossover... Continue Reading →

Wins for Strange The Dreamer – A Book Review

Here we are once again, a one-two book review with my Pixie-in-law. I do the wins, she does the sins, and we both have a cup of tea. This is my look at Strange the Dreamer, by Laini Taylor. For... Continue Reading →

NaNoWinning – How to Re-enter this thing called ‘Real World’

You've spent 30 days writing your heart out. Maybe you hit 50K, maybe you didn't. The point of the exercise was to write as much as you could, and if you even started - you ended up winning. Because winners... Continue Reading →

Wins for RoseBlood: A Book Review

*takes a deep breath* Okay. Sometimes being the optimist is painful, and I have to accept that as a fact of life, or I'm not going to be very happy. So, here we go... wins for RoseBlood, by A.G. Howard.... Continue Reading →

Preparing for NaNo

It's that time of year, my people. The leaves are pretty colors. There is orange everywhere. Everything is pumpkin spice flavors. NaNoWriMo is on the air. You can feel the tremors rumbling through the internet as a hoard of authors... Continue Reading →

The Wins of The Daughter of the Pirate King: A Book Review

My pixie-in-law and I are back with another one-two sins-wins book review (like our sins and wins for Caraval, by Stephanie Garber), this time for Tricia Levenseller's The Daughter of the Pirate King. At this point, it may be evident that... Continue Reading →

Cake Flavored Literary Excusions

Cait @ Paperfury wrote that if I liked cake, I could pilfer the tag #cakeflavoredbooks. Since I and my family have made careers of recommending books to any and every passerby and giving cake to any and every passerby, I have a lot... Continue Reading →

The Winning Points of “Caraval”

My Pixie-in-law and I have agreed to do some one-two book reviews: a sins vs. wins, if you will. She elected to detail her least favorite points of this book, but before you click over to her review of the... Continue Reading →

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