Title: Sir Callie and the Champions of Helston Author: Esme Symes-Smith Genre: MG Fantasy Pages: 400 pages Publication date: November 8, 2022 I have been following Esme online for a while, so of course I picked up Sir Callie and the Champions of Helston. Sir Callie follows Callie as she tags along on a quest … Continue reading ARC Review — Sir Callie and the Champions of Helston
Common writing mistakes #16
#16 — Misplaced modifiers Misplaced modifiers modify the wrong part of the sentence instead of what they intend to. They are fun to read though because they can sound silly. It makes more sense in practice, so here are some examples: Running away from me, I stumbled after my dog. Running away from me is … Continue reading Common writing mistakes #16
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POV talk: first person
There are many POVs with questions surrounding them. I want to break them all down and discuss the biggest concerns in different posts. Today, I'll talk about first person POV. FIRST person First person is intimate between the reader and the main character (MC). You get front row seats through the MC's eyes. It also … Continue reading POV talk: first person
Tips from a literary agent
I attended a Reedsy livestream that featured a literary agent. I got to see the agent go through query letters before my eyes! I decided to take what I learned and share it with y'all. Hope you enjoy! How to start your query If you are a debut author, he suggested going straight into talking … Continue reading Tips from a literary agent
First lines given – #3
Welcome to First Lines Given! If that sentence confuses you, here's a link to where I explain what this is. Today's first line is by Ann Harrison-Barnes! (Happy early birthday, Ann!) She said: Such a sweet one! I rarely see snow, so I don't write about it often. Anyways, here's the result: On a cold … Continue reading First lines given – #3
Author interview — Brian H. Peterson
I got the wonderful opportunity to interview Brian H. Peterson. Brian is a multitalented artist that writes books, takes photos, plays music, and more. I wrote a book review about his book earlier this month. Thank you, Brian, for this lovely opportunity. What inspired you to write this book? Was it an event or did an idea … Continue reading Author interview — Brian H. Peterson
Can an artist be less than or equal to another?
There's always awards—a winner—when it comes to creative arts. A favorite to pick. But it doesn't have to be that way. I attended a music festival a while back. I stood surrounded by different genres and styles. Artists with more stage lights and fireworks played at the end. Those artists, of course, were more popular … Continue reading Can an artist be less than or equal to another?