A reflection on my previous opinions on retellings
Journey to a Polished Manuscript: April – World Building (RewriteItClub)
This month's writing topic is world building - one of my favourite parts of the process!
Journey to a Polished Manuscript: March – Three-Dimensional Villains (RewriteItClub)
An introduction to the villain at the heart of my book.
How THE WHITE QUEEN Balances Multiple Perspectives
When multi-POV is done right, written with care, it elevates a story, building emotional complexity as well as conflict. The White Queen (BBC) is a show that uses three different women to explore the Wars of the Roses.
World Book Day Celebration: the Books that Shaped my Childhood Years
What were your favourite books as a child? Books have always been a major part of my life, and World Book Day is the best day to squeal about beloved books
Am I Struggling to Read?
How can I both be struggling to pick up books I want to read and yet reading so many books?
Journey to a Polished Manuscript: February – Structure, Plot Points and Story Beats (RewriteItClub)
Following on from last month's post about my story's premise and story focus, I'm back again with the February discussion from #RewriteItClub. If you want to know more about the year long project to delve into story, please click here. I'm still working on THE LANDS TOUCHED BY THE GRIFFINS' WINGS (aka GRIFFINS for short) … Continue reading Journey to a Polished Manuscript: February – Structure, Plot Points and Story Beats (RewriteItClub)
Why Netflix’s THE KING bored me
I love Shakespeare's history plays, but this re-imagining of England in the 1400s left me bored due to sloppy character work.
Why I found the Story Telling in the Witcher so Uncompelling (no spoilers)
While it may contain one of the catchiest songs of the moment ("Toss a Coin to your Witcher), the way the Witcher was adapted for Netflix failed to initially engage me for three reasons.
Book Tag: JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER
I got friends to send me book covers, and then let my mind judge them! Book Tag created by Beth of BooksNest