How to be a More Sustainable Writer

Last week we talked about how to live more sustainably as a reader, so today we're going to touch on ways you can do that as a writer! Little steps make a big difference, so let's get into the small changes we can all make as writers! Go Digital Wherever Possible So, I know I... Continue Reading →

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Redeeming Villains: Why it Goes Awry So Often

We see a lot of redeemed villains, I think especially in younger or more uplifting stories. It can be great if it's done right, but...why is it done wrong so often? A villain can really make or break a book, and a poorly redeemed villain just sours the whole story for me. That being said,... Continue Reading →

Should You Read Reviews of Your Book?

A lot of authors struggle with whether they should read their reviews. Some authors read them, and the results are far from great. Other authors avoid reading any reviews, and suffer from a lack of feedback-based improvement. So...What should you do? Is there a middle ground? Personally, I think that reading at least some is... Continue Reading →

Writer & Reader Lingo

It can be difficult to understand all of the lingo for reading and writing communities and platforms. What on Earth is a WIP? What about an MC? What's bookstagram? I know I struggled with it at first. Here are some of the important words and abbreviations you need to know! Abbreviations WIP: Work In Progress... Continue Reading →

Best 5 Types of Heros

Last week we talked about our favourite villains, now it's time to get into what makes a great hero! Here are some of my favourite types of heros! Anti-Hero Anti-heros are a special, rebellious kind of hero. Their characters may be sympathetic to us, but can be immoral in their society's point of view. Maybe... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Types of Villains

Hey, everybody! A villain can often be what makes a story enjoyable and memorable, so today I'll be talking about my favourite types of villains! Let's get to it! Betrayal A betrayal by someone close to the hero can create an excellent and hated villain. The fight is personal and we loathe the villain for... Continue Reading →

Do You Need a Prologue?

Hey, everybody! I've been reading a lot of books that use prologues lately. Many writers include unnecessary prologues, or struggle with whether to include one. Here are some questions to consider when debating a prologue! Does it Add to the Plot? This one is probably the most important, so we’re going to talk about it... Continue Reading →

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