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Interview with Adrienne Monson, Author of Defiance

It’s my pleasure today to be hosting Adrienne Monson, whose second book in her Blood Inheritance Trilogy, Defiance, came out in February. The Blood Inheritance Trilogy tells the story of two warring races–Vampires and Immortals–and a woman trapped in between them. 294 altre parole


Thoughts on Narnia (Pt. 4)

You know you’re a literature geek/writer when what was intended to be one blog post ends up as four. So here it is: the fourth and final installment in my series on the Chronicles of Narnia. 563 altre parole


Accidental Plagiarism

When I’m reading, I’m always a little bit afraid that I’ll end up plagiarizing. Where is the line between being inspired and stealing ideas?

Of course we can’t copy something word for word. 119 altre parole


Pantser. Not Pants, Sir!

The other day, at one of our club-sponsored book talk, author Kathleen Harrington mentioned the difference between plotters versus pantsers. You would think she was discussing some sorts of printer used in Manga graphic arts. 353 altre parole


Reading to recover?? I think so!

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. ”  – James Baldwin


Book of the Week: Emilie and the Hollow World (Today at 1.99!)

Now, this isn’t a new book–it’s been around for a while. But I’m putting it up here today because it’s temporarily priced at $1.99! (And that price might not hang on much longer…in fact, today might be the last day. 231 altre parole