I’ve read a few posts over the last month and a half that frequently state not to bash the book or author but to give constructive criticism in a book review. It is true that bashing is not okay, but if you want the opportunity to hate on a book, give your readers a warning… Continue reading Constructive Criticism Does Not Belong in a Book Review
Welcome to Day 2 of the 3 Days, 3 Quotes Tag! This tag requires that I post one quote every day for three days. Another thank you to icebreaker694 for tagging me! Rules Thank the person who nominated you Post a quote for 3 consecutive days (1 quote for each day) Nominate three new bloggers… Continue reading 3 Days, 3 Quotes: Day 2
Disclaimer: I have not read Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at this time. Let’s ignore the fact that Cursed Child is a script. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is written by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne (the order of names varies between the book and Goodreads). One of the major problems that… Continue reading ‘Cursed Child’: Can more authors be added to the creation of the series?
This is Anne Rice Skyping with the students of St. Gertrude High School in Richmond, VA. She discusses how she develops plots for her novels.
Erica Kennedy was confirmed dead. No one has confirmed an exact death date yet. She was 42 years old. She was a music writer who became a novelist in 2004 with her first novel, Bling. Bling is a satirical roman à clef about the world of hip-hop. In 2009, she wrote Feminista. Ms. Kennedy will be… Continue reading Erica Kennedy, R.I.P.
Ray Bradbury died on Tuesday, June 5, 2012. He has written 27 novels and story collections, including: The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451, Dandelion Wine, and Something Wicked This Way Comes. He also wrote over 600 short stories. He has also been credited with elevating the reputation of science fiction. Mr. Bradbury will be missed. May… Continue reading Ray Bradbury, R.I.P.