Oct 25, 2023
Books That Make You Think About Your Own Humanness as a Writer
As with any art, writing is both a natural talent and a developed skill. Many folks erroneously believe it’s all natural, or that storytelling is so ingrained in us that anyone can do it well. So far as we know, no other creature writes. Using the...
Oct 18, 2023
Books That Make You Enter A Dark, Political Fantasy Realm
We all love villains we can relish hating, and new realms we can escape into. Mix all this with a dark fantasy world, and political satire, and you might just get The Amber Menhir, the first book in “The Shadows of the Monolith” series.
Oct 11, 2023
Books That Make You Try New Things and be…Brave-ish
What happens when you’re almost fifty, undergoing divorced and moving back into your parent’s home to start from the beginning? If you’re like Lisa Niver, you start by taking one “braveish” step at a time. For Lisa, each step took her away from her old...
Oct 4, 2023
Books That Make You Uncover—and Celebrate—Your Cranky Superpowers
Yeah, everyone gets cranky. We all get on one another’s nerves, indulge in moments where we grumble, snap or lash out at the ones we love, or whoever’s in the unfortunate position of having to put up with us.
But imagine if you could harness...