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NaNoWriMo: Beautiful Books

Because I’m preparing for NaNoWriMo (which hopefully I’ll complete this year), I figured I’d focus on my story. While reading her blog, I stumbled across ‘Beautiful Books’, an event hosted by Cait at PaperFury and Sky at Further Up Further In. It’s a three month event that asks you question about your novel and progress… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Beautiful Books

books · YA Books · YA Films/TV/Books

Book Recommendations for Fans Of: Harry Potter

I know, I know, none of these book are ever going to compare to Harry Potter, but that isn’t the point. They’re not trying to replace the hole in your heart when the last book/film came out, they’re just giving you something else to enjoy. Whenever I’ve needed a heavy dose of magic mixed with… Continue reading Book Recommendations for Fans Of: Harry Potter

Films · TV · YA Films/TV/Books

Essential Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episodes for Fans of the Franchise

One of my friends is a massive Star Wars fan, like myself, and though I’ve managed to make him start watching Rebels (which he loved) and he knows Legends well, he has never seen the Clone Wars. The Clone Wars TV show (and the TV film that acts as a first episode) is clearly aimed… Continue reading Essential Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episodes for Fans of the Franchise

Writing Advice

A Message to the Slow and Distracted Writer

This isn’t advice. These aren’t words to help you finish your story. It’s just a message, a shout out, a moment to say: it’s okay to be distracted, it’s okay not to write that novel today or tomorrow or for another year. Writing is hard. It’s said time and time again because it’s so true. Some… Continue reading A Message to the Slow and Distracted Writer