Aitch

When you pronounce H, do you say “aitch” or “haitch”? I believe I’ve declared my preference in the title already – I’m an aitch type. I came across this interesting …

The Hays Code

[Spoilers for: Uncharted 3, Disney movies (The Great Mouse Detective, Oliver and Company, Atlantis, Tangled, Treasure Planet, Mulan, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, …

Review: Never Let Me Go

[Spoilers: I briefly discuss the main theme/issue of the book, which touches on a revelation, although I do not discuss the revelation itself. If you are very clever, you might …

Does Grammar Matter?

Another quick one this week – I wanted to leave you with this awesome TED-Ed video about grammar, which asks if it actually matters, and goes a little further in …

Fantastical Women

  Ever heard the argument that it’s “not realistic” to put more women in fantasy? Even when it’s a given it has magic? Dragons? Armies of the undead? Courtesy of …

Whoops!

Apparently I missed posting last week. I guess that’s what happenswhen you move house and start your second draft at the same time! The move is still underway, but I …

The Rules I Break

Last week I discussed learning the rules and knowing when to break them. I thought I’d share a list of the things I don’t quite write right, by choice or …

When to Break the Rules

  Something I feel particularly strongly about in writing:  If you are a writer you must learn the rules of working with words, just like if you are an artist …