Matchmaking Literary Characters

WARNING: Contains spoilers and crack ships. If you are a fan of any type of fiction, you may have engaged in what is known as "shipping." I've been exposed to many ships and it's made me experimental when it comes to the exploring the dynamics of compatibility. For fun, I decided to pair up characters [...]

Writers and the Soapbox Trope

Is it just me, or does it seem like writers are becoming progressively lazier and more patronizing when it comes to writing about moral or social issues? I'm not talking about works like The Hunger Games where the moral questions are woven into the plot. I'm talking about stories where the author randomly stands on [...]

Re-reading Old Drafts

Is there anything more horrifying than reading something you wrote years ago? ……Or two days ago? I’m pretty sure if a Boggart were to appear in front of me one dark and stormy night, it would take on the form of the manuscript I wrote in high school. It was your standard paranormal romance, only [...]

Writing Withdrawal

The professionals encourage amateur authors to write at least a little bit everyday. However, some days this is not possible. Unless you don’t need sleep and operate solely on the power of hopes and dreams. If I’ve had an idea marinating in my head for a long time, not being able to write it down [...]