Review: Unburied Fables


This collection enlisted talent around the world. From students to seasoned professionals, these writers came together to raise awareness and reinvent classic stories. While they showcase a wide variety of origins, styles, and endings, all the tales in this anthology have one classic element in common: a happily ever after.

Fifty percent of this collection’s proceeds will be donated to the Trevor Project, a non-profit focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual and other queer youth. Summary taken from Goodreads.  Continue reading

Review and Analysis: The Petrified Flesh (Reckless book 1) by Cornelia Funke

I originally thought that the Reckless series wasn’t for me – they were apparently children’s books, which I haven’t been able to get into for years. They were based on fairy tales, which I’d read a million times before. But I picked them up because I went to an event with Cornelia Funke, and after hearing her talk about them, I was intrigued. And then I thought way too much about everything that’s going on in this book, and wrote something which probably can’t even be called a review any more. But there we go. I have a lot of feelings, especially about fairy tales and their tropes.

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My Top 10 Writing Apps

NaNoWriMo is over! Congratulations to all those who took part – no matter how many words you wrote, you achieved something great, and you should be proud. Because my dedicated writing time this month was limited, I found myself trying all sorts of new things in order to write everywhere – on trains, in my lunch hour, in bed when I should have been sleeping (oops).

I wanted to share some of the tools I used to help me get through November, and some of the tools that I’m hoping to use when it comes to editing later (*ahem* in March for NaNoEdMo). Namely, since I was writing on the go on a variety of devices, I’m talking about apps, and because basically everything I own is Apple-based, this is iOS-focused, though many of these are also available on Android. For research and planning, for writing and editing, below are my top ten favourite apps to use.

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