Top Ten Tuesday – Inspiring Quotes

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is inspiring quotes from books. I actually only have five, but they're all beloved. 1. 'I am going to rattle the stars.' - Heir of Fire, by Sarah J. Maas. This is actually the line Sarah used when she … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Inspiring Quotes


Literary Linking 04/04/15

To start things off, here's Jamie Todd Rubin's post on finding the time to write. I find that a lot of posts on this topic tend towards the sanctimonious ("If it's important to you, you find the time") or the obvious ("Turn off the TV"). It's rare to find a post on the topic that actually … Continue reading Literary Linking 04/04/15

Working mothers in the wizarding world

WARNING: Here follows an incredibly geeky post that is unlikely to be of any interest whatsoever to anyone but fellow Harry Potter nerds. You have been warned. I've been re-reading the Harry Potter series lately, and, as often happens when I re-read old favourites, I've been thinking about aspects of the world that are only … Continue reading Working mothers in the wizarding world

Fantasy’s Many Sub-Genres

If you're a fan of fantasy, you've probably noticed that fantasy can be broadly divided into two categories, high and low fantasy, and that within those two broad categories there are any number of sub-genres, including historical fantasy, contemporary fantasy, paranormal romance, science fantasy, epic fantasy, urban fantasy and more. And not everyone agrees on … Continue reading Fantasy’s Many Sub-Genres