11 Free Short Stories To Read For Halloween… (or any time of the year)
What is it about spooky tales that we love so much? Here is a list of must-read short stories for Halloween—All available online FREE!
What is Speculative Fiction?
Sometimes called ‘what-if’ books. Speculative fiction changes the laws of what’s real or possible as we know them and speculates what could be instead. #speculativefiction #whatif #bookblog #writersguide
How to Avoid Writer’s Block
Writer’s block can occur at any moment, even to the most seasoned of writers, making it difficult to string as little as two cohesive sentences together. When this happens, it can be disheartening as well as frustrating, so it’s important to develop ways of combating writer’s block by finding your inspiration and get back your…
Why You Should Read Banned Books
A Tennessee school board has recently banned Art Spiegelman’s Maus (1980) which details the experience of his father during the Holocaust. Parents and teachers have removed the graphic novel from its curriculum due to its “inappropriate language and nudity”. However, as Variety points out, many believe this to align with a growing pattern of schools targeting literature surrounding the…
Why You Should Read Sci-Fi
My fellow humanoids (and other fun forms), You may or may not be aware of the great and terrible power that Science Fiction has! But, yes! it is indeed hugely responsible for shaping public opinion as it shows us wacky and terrifying possible futures, unknown galaxies, and realistic, thought-provoking depictions of human behaviour. From the father of…
Why I Decided to Rebrand my Bookstagram
My sister first introduced me to bookstagram in 2018 when we were in our pique book swapping season, and honestly it was insta-love. I was mesmerised by the enormity that was the bookstagram community. To this day, I still find it so unreal yet incredible that there are so many people in the world with…