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March Book Club- On the Other Side by Carrie Hope Fletcher

Okay, I really wanted to like this. I have a lot of respect for Carrie Hope Fletcher. I think she’s a lovely person, and I like her a lot. 1,398 more words

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A quote from a terrible and overrated novel

Years ago I tried reading Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder and hating it, finding it to be unintentionally pretty creepy-why would a 40 year old man be sending a nearly 15 year old girl lots of weird letters out of nowhere, and why didn’t she tell her parents some stranger she didn’t know was sending her unsolicited mail, demanding that she meet with him secret? 232 more words

Instructively Bad Writing - Part IV

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Amazon is a filled with authors who lost patience with the process and self-published too early.  They are not necessarily bad writers, nor did they necessarily write bad books.  1,368 more words


Get details right!

Why do writers submit work that’s not as perfectly perfect as they can possibly make it?

I often see the wrong word being used. Literally, the… 745 more words

You're a storyteller, so paint pictures with your words

I posted a while ago about many of the ways that the cliched advice of ‘show don’t tell’ is actually bad advice. A lot of people take it to mean that all exposition is bad. 1,145 more words


Big Fish & Begonia (2016)

Greetings Loved Ones! Liu Is The Name, And Views Are My Game.

It’s long been said that heaven is in the sky, somewhere far above the clouds. 845 more words

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