Each of the characters in Umbrella Academy is lonely in some way. Each of them fights an internal conflict. The reasons for their isolation and the reasons for their internal conflict are linked to the various mysteries in the series.
Words are the best gift for Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day – the most romantic day of the year. Valentine’s Day – a day of heartbreak. […]
A lot of work went into this novel. While the broad strokes of it feel like The Lord of the Rings, the worldbuilding is unique. One becomes aware of a living, breathing world with a rich history and a complex magic system. There are many secrets to pull apart and hidden agendas to guess at.
Learning from the Challenge NaNoWriMo is at its halfway mark! This 50,000-word novel writing challenge can be a tricky thing to beat. I’m not here […]
Diving into the world of Dungeons and Dragons Dungeon and Dragons have been around for a long time. I’ve always been aware of it (pop […]
Let your lies bear truthful fruit Here is my review of the Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge. Title: The Lie Tree Author: Frances Hardinge Genre: […]
This post is about books I love books. Real books. Those you can touch and smell and page through. From brand-new glossy ones to old […]
Writing the Silent Symphony I am three chapters up since my last novel update. Three out of the four movements (yes, movements, not acts, this […]
Many, many, many drafts The Silent Symphony is progressing well. I’ve just finished rewriting Chapter 24 of 33, and I believe that I am on […]
Latin words and phrases in English writing – the final round This time we look at some slightly unusual Latin terms. They might not be […]
More Latin words and phrases in English Writing Welcome to Part 2, where we discuss more Latin words and phrases you might encounter (or need […]
Latin words and phrases in English writing. There are many Latin words and phrases floating around in everyday prose and academic writing. Understanding what they […]