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April 25, 2019

Awesome YA Fantasy Heroines – And What Exactly Makes Them So Awesome

Guest Post by Author K. Parr
Awesome YA Fantasy Heroines – And What Exactly Makes Them So Awesome

A List of Awesome YA Fantasy Heroines – And What Exactly Makes Them So Awesome By K. Parr The phrase ‘strong female character’ is often used when mentioning heroines, but can’t characters possess admirable qualities aside from strength? In this list of recent YA fantasy heroines, I discuss the defining features that set them apart – and make them characters […]

February 17, 2019

Re-Read Review | The Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer

In which we discover the lost city of Atlantis!. . . Sort of
Re-Read Review | The Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer

As the series begins to draw to a close with The Atlantis Complex as the second to last book, I see the story spiraling in all different directions and not necessarily in the good way. Throughout the Artemis Fowl books, my favorite part has always been Artemis’s genius schemes (whether they’re for good or evil). But in the seventh book, he loses […]

February 13, 2019

Book Review | Save the Cat! Writes a Novel by Jessica Brody

A Great Resource for Novelists
Book Review | Save the Cat! Writes a Novel by Jessica Brody

As a writer with publishing aspirations, I’m always seeking out new craft books to learn from and so far I think Save the Cat! Writes a Novel has been my favorite! In short, this book takes the popular screenwriting methodology from the original Save the Cat! book and breaks it down for authors, using examples of best-selling novels to provide concrete examples […]

January 27, 2019

Re-Read Review | The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

Narrative Shift and Character Development Abound!
Re-Read Review | The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

Following my favorite book in the series (The Eternity Code), I’ve always found The Opal Deception to be a bit. . . disconnected. Good, entertaining as always, but the narrative takes a notable shift toward Holly and the People. Opal Koboi, introduced previously as a potential antagonist, goes full-on villain and might be as smart (or even smarter, dare I say) than our […]