Monthly Archives: July 2010

Book Review: Prizefighter en Mi Casa by e. E. Charlton-Trujillo

Prizefighter en Mi Casa by e. E. Charlton-Trujillo This book was amazing. Well-written, exciting, scary, heart-warming, and troubling at times. I lived in Houston, Texas until I was eight years old so it was interesting to read about someone growing … Continue reading






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How to Watch TV Like a Novelist Part Two: Questioning the Plot

All right, so last time we talked about characters. Today, let’s discuss plot. Here are some questions to ask yourself when watching TV to inform your own writing: 1) Why did they choose to end the scene there? (And where … Continue reading






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Book Review: The Game by Diana Wynne Jones

The Game by Diana Wynne Jones (spoiler alert) I picked this book up at the library when I was there looking for something else completely. I’ve been wanting to read one of Jones’s books and the description on the cover … Continue reading






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Book Review: Uglies by Scott Westerfield

I borrowed this book from the library because I couldn’t wait for the friend I was going to borrow it from to get back from Australia. I was about to say I’m glad I did, but because it ended with … Continue reading






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