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March Writing Update: Plotting

Welcome to my writing update for March. It was a good month, especially since me and my partner took a much needed break from work. We picked the absolute best week, as the weather was extremely good. It almost seemed like summer. When it came to the writing, I actually

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March Reading Wrap-Up: What to Read Next

Time just goes by so quickly, doesn’t it? Anyway, here’s my March 2021 reading wrapup! Unfortunately, March was a pretty slow reading month for me, so I only have two reviews for you. I also took a much needed break at the end of March, where my partner and I

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These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong is the first book in the series, and let me tell you: it’s off to a great start. It’s a Romeo and Juliet retelling, but it’s also so much more than that. There’s violence, a monster, Shanghai’s political situation, and a slowly burning (re-burning?)

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20 Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Book Releases of April 2021

Springtime is almost upon us! To celebrate the increasingly nice weather, here’s another list with the best fantasy & sci-fi book releases of April 2021! Check out the different titles with genres in the overview, and click on the titles you’re interested in to jump to that book for more

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The Hero’s Journey: Archetype Series, Part 6 – Shadow

The Hero’s Archetype series continues with Part 6: the Shadow. This series focuses on the Hero’s Journey Archetypes as described in The Writer’s Journey by Christopher Vogler. For the previous parts, check out: The Hero archetype The Mentor archetype The Threshold Guardian archetype The Herald Archetype The Shapeshifter Archetype Save this

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Spellmaker by Charlie N. Holmberg

Spellmaker is the second book of the Spellbreaker duology by Charlie N. Holmberg. I loved the first book and couldn’t wait to get my questions answered. Spellmaker did not disappoint. Naturally, this review can contain spoilers about the first book, so if you haven’t read that one yet, you can

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