Five Books to Help You Write That Novel You’re Always Talking About

Five Books to Help You Write That Novel You’re Always Talking About

Is there a killer idea for a novel gnawing at the back of your mind?  Are you stuck inside with some extra time on your hands?  While quarantine isn’t exactly conducive to creativity with all the anxiety and lack of privacy it can bring with it, it is a good time for self-evaluation and getting some extra projects done.  Here are five of the best books on writing from some of the world’s top authors to get you inspired and FINALLY at work on that novel you’re always talking about writing!   1. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft …

Major Oxford Comma Controversy

Major Oxford Comma Controversy

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Iconic author of His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman, has weighed in on the new design for Britain’s post-Brexit 50p coin (pictured above). Sure, it’s not the font I would use, but it’s a nice… wait a second. Image via Twitter You all know how strongly I feel about the Oxford comma. It should be there. It should always, always be there. And apparently I’m not the only one who thinks so. Philip Pullman has authored seven best sellers, is ranked one of the best British authors of the past fifty years, and has an actual knighthood. I’m in good company. …

Don’t Clean Your Room! Read About The Top 8 Books About Dust

Don’t Clean Your Room! Read About The Top 8 Books About Dust

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Riddle me this: What is everywhere in your room but doesn’t clutter up any space? DUST! Dust is actually very important, as far as books go. They can set a scene, they can create a mood, they can be an important plot element. So before you go off and clean your room or procrastinate about cleaning your room, you might just want to read through this list about our top 8 books that feature dust as an important element in the story.     8-Amelia Bedelia   Image Via Banres & Noble   Before we get dark, let’s start with …

Don't Clean Your Room! Read About The Top 8 Books About Dust

Don't Clean Your Room! Read About The Top 8 Books About Dust

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Riddle me this: What is everywhere in your room but doesn’t clutter up any space? DUST! Dust is actually very important, as far as books go. They can set a scene, they can create a mood, they can be an important plot element. So before you go off and clean your room or procrastinate about cleaning your room, you might just want to read through this list about our top 8 books that feature dust as an important element in the story.     8-Amelia Bedelia   Image Via Banres & Noble   Before we get dark, let’s start with …

Adaptations Round-Up! 10 Adaptations Coming out This Year!

Adaptations Round-Up! 10 Adaptations Coming out This Year!

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Adaptations galore is coming this fall season! What are the ones that you should look forward to most? Well, stay tuned!     It Chapter 2   Image Via Vanity Fair   A sequel to the horrifying film It, the ‘Loser’s Club’ is back twenty-seven years later (or two years later). The group returns to Derry, Maine, where the Losers must finish what they started: destroy Pennywise. Who from our lovely ‘Loser’s Club’ will be lost in the ensuing bloodbath? How will these losers defeat Pennywise? Well, it’s based on a Stephen King novel that was released back in 1986, …