This is a very strange article to write, but in a way it feels inevitable. It’s impossible to like each and every story you come across as a reviewer. However there are certain principles in stories that make for good storytelling. Even these can be rather subjective but to ignore this feels pretty disingenuous. I … Continue reading Fire by Kristin Cashore, my first DNF
I really enjoyed Graceling by Kristin Cashore. The story is a touching tale of a girl struggling to come to terms with who she is and what she’s capable of. While it’s not perfect, it is a charming and wonderfully written novel definitely worth your time. Character Development 9/10 While the story starts off a … Continue reading Book Review : Graceling by Kristin Cashore
For the longest time I had heard so much about the magic of Neil Gaiman’s writing yet I had never read his work. I had first been exposed to it when I saw the movie Coraline and the marvelous oddity of it all enraptured me. When I started taking my own writing more seriously, I … Continue reading Book Review : Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
This book was initially recommended to me by my wonderful partner who is writing her own middle grade novel. Now as my previous reviews as well as the book I’ve written show, I normally write and read Young Adult fantasy and science fiction novels so I wasn’t sure if I’d love this book as much … Continue reading Book Review : The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands
Hello everyone! The 2nd edition of The Legend of Nariko: The Mark of Silverfrost is now available on Amazon on both the Canadian and US site! https://www.amazon.ca/Legend-Nariko-Mark-Silverfrost/dp/0995968233/ Also for all of those who had purchased the 1st edition book, feel free to contact me for a free copy of the 2nd edition! Please send me … Continue reading The Legend of Nariko: The Mark of Silverfrost 2nd Edition now Live!
Without a doubt I truly enjoyed reading the Six of Crows Duology by Leigh Bardugo that I decided to read the Shadow and Bone trilogy for more Grisha. I did some research and learned that this was her first book published so some things made more sense as a result. Character Development 5/10 The main … Continue reading Book Review : Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
I want to preface this article by noting that I am not a professional by any means. What I’m hoping this article will do is help other beginning authors like myself learn from the struggles and mistakes that I made in my first year. I published my book as an ebook in April 2017 and … Continue reading What I learned in my First Year of Self Publishing