Wonder Woman: Warbringer Was a Pretty Good Read

As promised, my first book review of 2018 is on Wonder Woman: Warbringer. I confess, Wonder Woman was never my favourite superhero. A little part of me died every time I saw that skimpy little leotard costume, and an even bigger part of me died when I realised that she’s the most iconic lady superhero out […]

Why Writers Should Use Foils

One of my all-time fave literary devices is the foil. Foils are great. No, not the kind you make hats out of. No, not the kind you fence with. No, not the—you know what, maybe I’ll just tell you the kind I mean. There are too many kinds of foils out there. (nyuk nyuk nyuk) […]

2018 Writerly Goals

In 2017, I only had two writerly goals: Finish editing Lady of Daemons, and Get online. The first goal was easy enough. I’d been editing Lady of Daemons for ages and I was really motivated to finish. But the second goal…was the scariest thing I could think of. In hindsight, I’m not even sure that I wanted to […]

My Top 2017 Reads

When I sat down to write up a post of the best books that I read in 2017, my first thought was, oh god, I haven’t read nearly enough. There were SO MANY good books out this year and I missed so many of them. I still haven’t read The Hate U Give, or Lord of Shadows, or Forest […]