Happy new year, Misfits! I hope 2020 is treating you well, so far. I started a new thing, over in the Merry Misfits Book Club on Facebook. This year, instead of picking one book to read, like traditional book clubs, or letting you choose your own books according to a theme, which I tried last …
Hey there, Misfits! It has been some time since I penned a blog post. Mostly, I’ve been super busy, I’ve been travelling, I’ve been celebrating my birthday, and also trying to overcome some challenges in my personal life. And also because secretly, I really hate blogging. But anyway, enough moaning. I’m here this morning to …
No, not revenge. Well, maybe. Plot, at its most basic principle, is the series of events that make up your story. You could have the most well-rounded and complicated characters, and the most detailed setting in the world. But without plot, it’s just not a story.
As you’ll recall from my 6 previous Reading Nook posts, I’m doing the ’12 Meses, 12 Libros’ Challenge. This month’s topic was a book from a genre I’d never read before, I chose travel, and went with the #1 recommendation from people who have opinions: The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho.
Well, we’re humming right along, aren’t we? April is finished, and with it, my fourth book of the year, bang on schedule. Last month, I read Touch the Dark, by Karen Chance, as recommended by a friend, for the April theme of ‘a borrowed book.’ Here’s how it went:
Editing is one of the most polarising aspects of writing. Some people love it, some people hate it; but we all have to do it. Here are some simple tricks to make every word count, especially when you have too many.
So I did a post about National Novel Writing Month in November. If that sounds a little intense for you, you might want to try Camp NaNoWriMo first, just to get your feet wet.
What programmes and apps I use to do what I do
My review of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass
For my 12 Months 12 Books Challenge, I began with The Rook to fulfill, ‘A book you have, but haven’t read.’ Caution: SPOILERS