Yes, your story is contrived. ALL stories are contrived. The word contrived means to plan, to invent, to plot. And even pantsers plot and invent, regardless of whether or not they did it beforehand. I’d say, to an extent, even… Continue Reading
Some series finish strong, but others… not so much. My top 5!
Do you have to see the words on the page to consider it reading, or are audiobooks reading?
Book Accuracy There was a good bit changed, though it was mostly the way in which things happened, not necessarily the things themselves. Most of the sims we read about Tris going through are there, but their purpose is… Continue Reading
I have lots of strange bookish habits, but here are my top 5! What are your weird book habits?
What makes you pick up a book and read it?
Our Dried Voices is the story of Samuel, a young man who lives in a world where all major diseases and other things that often kill people have been eliminated. Humans now live on a planet called Pearl, in… Continue Reading
A book with antonyms in the title: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty. View the other books I read for this challenge. Have you read it yet?
Book tag related to the awesome Jennifer Lawrence!
A few months ago, I heard Sandra Huertes, a memoirist, speak. She said this: Don’t give yourself over to the fickleness of the publishing industry. Be in love with the writing, not the approval of the writing. Write what you… Continue Reading