Category Archives: Bookish Things

Books ‘n’ Strawberries – Such Fun!

Show of hands – who among you consumes books and strawberries at the same time???? Okay . . . maybe nobody. I mean, you’d hate to get strawberry juice on the book, so . . .  Yeah, but there’s a … Continue reading

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Writing a Synopsis – How to and How Not

Don’t forget to stop by my new blog, Diary of a Teenage Prepper, for fun homesteading updates!   It doesn’t seem like it would be that big of an issue, right? A synopsis just states what the book is about. … Continue reading

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Bookish Things – a Review of the Well Spring Series and an Update

Hello, friends! Today we’re delving into the three-book series I recently completed reading, James Rubart’s Well Spring Novels. My review in short? I was left both amazed and refreshed. James’ writing is more brilliant than anything I’ve read in a long … Continue reading

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Crafting Characters – Antagonist’s Apex

There’s a trick to crafting your antagonist. As much as it may seem like their only purpose is to throw a wrench in things for your MC(s) and be hated by the readers, that is not entirely true. The best … Continue reading

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Is Your Story Made of Starlight Dust?

Is your story one of starlight dust? You know what that looks like. The special ones, the ordinary topics made extraordinary in ways that make a reader stand back in amazement. A reader may never be sure just what it … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After – Really? How to Nail Your Story’s Ending

“And they lived happily ever after.” We’ve all heard it a million-quadrillion-zillion-times-two times. So-and-so saved the day, so-and-so was happy, and they lived happily ever after. But did you ever stop to think how unrealistic that is? It’s the stuff that … Continue reading

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Bookish Things – a Review of Winter Haven by Athol Dickson

I didn’t post yesterday because it was Sunday – I don’t blog on Sundays. That’s the one day of the week to just . . . rest. I don’t even write on Sundays. But anyway, I’m back now, and here is today’s … Continue reading

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