The Miseducation of Cameron Post by emily m. danforth was a book I very almost didn't read. I found myself in the bookshop early one morning while waiting for the bank to open and I was wandering the shelves looking for something with queer girls in it when the title and cover caught my eye. … Continue reading Book Review: The Miseducation Of Cameron Post
Hey guys! I think you all know me well enough by now to know that I love spreading my love of books through recommendations. You might not know that I am also a huge fan of Halloween. So what better way to combine those two loves than writing a post about the spooky reads you … Continue reading Spooky October Reads
Can you have too much diversity? This is a question I see floating around a lot, especially in relation to so-called ‘forced diversity’ or the idea that an author is just pandering to marginalised audiences by putting in more diverse characters than they believe you would actually find in the real world. As if every book … Continue reading Can You Have Too Much Diversity?
So I'm betting almost all of you have heard of steampunk - maybe you've read something that fits this description or seen an image someone's made of a steampunk outfit or gadget. If you're here reading this article then probably you thought it was pretty cool. Maybe you wanted to give it a go in … Continue reading The Many Faces Of Punk Literature
Sunday, May 21, 2017 Today I was sent an anonymous ask over on this blog's Tumblr page asking the question: how can I stick with a story even when I lose interest with it, and how can I know this is the right story for me if I'm getting bored? Now, sticking with our stories is … Continue reading Avoiding Disenchantment: On Actually Finishing Stories You’ve Started
Today we have the second diversity post hosted here this time by the marvellous Celeste Velazquez! As usual remember that you can send your diverse writing advice posts to firstname.lastname@example.org . If you want to hear more from today's writer head to her site to find out more about Universe Speaks, an upcoming sci-fi graphic … Continue reading Writing Latinx
I picked up Spellbook Of The Lost And Found by Moira Fowley-Doyle a few weeks back now while out on a shopping trip - I'd heard a little about it from some other blogs and particularly on Tumblr. Having said that, all I knew going in was that it featured a spell, the occult and … Continue reading Book Review: Spelbook Of The Lost And Found