Review: The Secret of Seavale by Blake Smith

YES! Another book read for a review!! For a while there, I was worried I would flag again, readers. Luckily that does not seem to be the case! We have a special book under consideration today. It is a Regency romance and cozy mystery, neither of which are my usual go-to tales. But this novel … Continue reading Review: The Secret of Seavale by Blake Smith

Writerly Sound Bites, Number 8: Character Progression – How Characters Broken by Trauma Recover and Rebuild, Part 2

Part one of this mini-series within the Writerly Sound Bites series focused on characters who suffered abuse in childhood that affected them in a variety of ways. But that meant the topic was limited to the most vulnerable among us: children. Children are incapable of defending themselves and are thus dependent almost entirely on adults … Continue reading Writerly Sound Bites, Number 8: Character Progression – How Characters Broken by Trauma Recover and Rebuild, Part 2

Temptation – and How to Beat It

Some considered, worthy advice, readers: A Gentle Reminder to Think Righteously: ‘Temptation of Sir Percival’ Achieving great things often means passing great tests. Our tests frequently deal with overcoming some type of hardship, and some of our greatest hardships are those in which our character is tempted. The “Temptation of Sir Percival,” a work by … Continue reading Temptation – and How to Beat It