A series in which I read books on required reading lists and discuss their merits. John Green's Looking for Alaska appeared on the most required reading lists of any other contemporary YA. I was familiar with both John Green and his books before starting this series. Like most people my age, I've seen Paper Towns… Continue reading Looking for Alaska Book Review: Should it be Required?
I've been thinking a lot about contemporary fiction novels that have actually changed my life. Here's the list with explanation.
These three creative writing strategies will help you write and finish a tightly constructed and satisfying novel.
The Grapes of Wrath is a great American classic that should be read by all, but it should not be required reading in high school. Read on to find out why.
Read this ebook-length worldbuilding guide for writers by an established author. It's perfect for both beginners and advanced writers.
I've published over 10 books by self-publishing through Amazon. I've learned some lessons the hard way. This is a list of the 10 things I wish I knew before self-publishing.
A series in which I read books on required reading lists and discuss their merits. Ask anyone in the US to name a book they had to read in school, and they will probably say: To Kill a Mockingbird. Ask them to tell you what it's about, and they will probably mumble something about Scout… Continue reading Year of Required Reading, Part 1: To Kill a Mockingbird