So apparently that new movie called "The Turning" (the terrible-looking horror one) is based off of The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, AKA one of my favorite Romantic-era authors! Who knew? So, of course, being me, I've gotta read it before I see it. And I forgot how much I like Henry James. … Continue reading Reading Update: Henry James Stan #1
It's been a long time since I've written a full review. Feels good to be back. If We Were Villains was pretty good! I can definitely see why it was compared to The Secret History. It had the same atmosphere and the kind of stress that makes you worry about getting away with murder yourself, … Continue reading Book Review: If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio
Aw, I missed writing about reading rather than just rambles about my own book 🙂 So, right now I'm reading If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio, and I swear it's taking years off my life. First of all, the protagonist. This man is DUUUUUMB. I knew he was in love with his best friend … Continue reading Reading Update: This One's Driving Me Crazy
Ahhh, to be ignoring the lecture and working on my book/blogging again. Feels good. I'm still struggling with my opening. I cut out a tooon of exposition because I realized it was totally unnecessary and I lost some of the punches I could pull later, but now I have to integrate the important stuff into … Continue reading Writing Update: Back to It!
First of all, I hope this doesn't come across as me being unable to take criticism. I've had plenty of people say things like "Hey, this is a trend I notice in your writing that detracts from your work. Here's a way to maybe fix it!" I love stuff like that. It makes me a … Continue reading Writing Update: My First Hate Comment 😍