Some Pros & Cons of Writing Contemporary Novels

I’m currently writing a contemporary novel and I’ve been thinking about how different the writing style for contemporary is. I mean, I’ve written a combined 200,000 words for fantasy novels. That’s two and a half…

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Three Steps to Surviving the Blackhole of Waiting for a Book Release

Somehow this evil exists in life where you have to wait months and months for a book. Or an entire year. Or a decade. Waiting. And waiting. For a very long time. And then when…

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How to Write Rant Reviews // aka, Being Honest & Not a Jerk

Rant reviews can be fun to both write and read. Fussing about a book, trope, or style is fun and engaging. Getting mutually mad is also kind of fun. Rant reviews aren’t exactly about just…

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Rolling my Eyes to Tossing into the Bottom of the Ocean // Tropes & Bookish Plots I Just Can’t Stand

There are some things in books that are either A) Completely annoying or B) Really just trash. I don’t know if these things are tropes or just bookish plots?  And today, I’m going to break…

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Your Guide to Creating a Ship-Worthy OTP

Is a fandom complete without a One True Pairing™? Known as an OTP, shipping characters is important. Basically, what’s a fandom without a heartbreaking sob love story? Creating shippable pairs is also fun & hard.…

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