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We remember the details of our story, we do not invent them.

How do authors write? There are probably as many ways to do so as there are grains of sand on the beach. In this post, … 133 more words


Character Descriptions: Villains

“He was twenty-nine then, short, with thinning hair and a little potbelly. His mouth was overstuffed with teeth; he had to force it shut, like a full suitcase, which left him with a sour, pucker-mouthed expression.

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Putting Facts in Fiction

That’s the beauty of stories, isn’t it? The ability to escape into a world that’s more interesting that your own. However, while fiction doesn’t always have to be realistic, I would argue that most of the time, in the thriller genre, it does need to be believable. 457 more words


Reading Time

I’ve decided that it was time for me to pick my next book since I haven’t read since…. high school? And that’s been almost a year! 340 more words

Is Blood Thicker than Water?

What lengths would you go to protect your family? How far is too far? 683 more words


Defending Jacob, by William Landay

I’m just going to have to be honest, I’m not super excited about this book. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it, and I held my eyelids open as long as I could every night until it was done, but in the end it just wasn’t that great. 257 more words

Book Reviews

October: The Perfect Month to Reminisce on the Books that have Terrified Me

When I was 13 I tried to read The Lord of the Rings. Five days in and I was having horribly vivid nightmares about the Ringwraiths. 435 more words

Mystery & Horror