Uplifting: 'Books are a force for good in this world.'
Insightful: 'Readers need to see a title seven times.'
Fiction University: Fix Your Reader’s Pet Peeves: Stereotypes and Charac...
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy. Several weeks ago I asked everyone to share their reading pet peeves, and you did (thanks, guys!). It was in
Book review: Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy (part two)
Part two of a review written by me (while in middle school). And in case you missed it (or what to re-read it), here's the link to part one.
What Should a Novelist Blog About? Do's and Don'ts for Author-Bloggers
by Anne R. Allen When I teach blogging to new writers, the most common question I get is: "What should I blog about?" My answer isn't the sa
Fiction University: What Are Your Reading Pet Peeves?
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy. Recently I talked about one of my reading pet peeves, and why it hurt my reading pleasure. While not every r
Book Review: Tess of the d'Ubervilles by Thomas Hardy (part one)
I wrote this book review when I was in middle school. I publish it here for our mutual amusement. : ) buy this book back cover book blurb...
Book review: Sing A Worried Song by William Deverell
I meet Arthur Beauchamp in my aunt's living room. He looked interesting so I picked him up. He was engaging, entertaining and clever. I knew
SPEED KILLS...OR DOES IT? How to Write Fast(er) without Going Bonkers
by Ruth Harris As the Romans said (and the Olympics borrowed for its motto): Citius, Altius, Fortius. Or, as we say: "Faster, Higher, Strong
Fiction University: Writers: Ignore This Writing Advice. If You Want.
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy. This might seem like an odd topic for a writing site to address, but don't listen to every piece of writing
Book review: The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King
History is more than a little confusing. For example let's try to solve the mystery of who discovered Canada. I typed that question into a s