I highly recommend this collection for those who enjoy reading about female agency and sexual liberation as well as those who are interested in writing on these topics and would like to find a creative model to follow. Continue reading Angela Carter’s ‘The Bloody Chamber’ Is A Staple In English British Literature Courses (& A Pretty Awesome Book Of Short Stories Too)
Another aspect of this novel that I really enjoyed was the winter setting and atmosphere. Arden does a superb job of creating a visceral environment for the reader. I felt the cold when outdoors with the characters and I reveled in the warm firelight that they huddled around at night. #WomenWriters Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Bear and the Nightingale’ By Katherine Arden | I’ve Read This #WomenWriters
YA Book Review: Fifteen Lanes by S.J. Laidlaw | I’ve Read This Continue reading YA Book Review: Fifteen Lanes by S.J. Laidlaw | I’ve Read This
With every turn of the page, we begin to understand that there is more than one kind of strength to be valued — and James Matlack Raney does a marvelous job in delivering that message. Continue reading James Matlack Raney’s Lord Of The Wolves Is A Powerful Story Of Strength, Purpose, And Heroism
I asked James if he would take some time from his busy schedule for an interview with The Black Lion Journal to talk about what he’s been up to so far and his transition from the Jim Morgan series to Lord of The Wolves. Continue reading Interview | James Matlack Raney Talks To Us About Lord Of The Wolves, Finding Inspiration From Experience, & Subduing Writer’s Doubt (With Tips For Beginner Writers!)
David Copperfield was engaging and I got to the end of it feeling very pleased to have read it. Continue reading Classic Lit: Reading David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
Birds essay explores loss by learning to appreciating life and life’s lessons. By uncovering reoccurring patterns within her daily life, and with the aid of nature, Bird rediscovers what it means to be a part of something larger than she could have ever imagined.
Header image © Sissh Art “Day 2, Week 3 – Forest Landscapes.” Continue reading #FlashbackFriday (So What If It’s Not A Thing? Yet? ) | Amelia Bird’s “Acts of Wind” Essay From New Madrid Winter 2014