A quick read with a younger voice, this was a different retelling of the Snow Queen, though it kept true to the Snow Queen's character.
Sisters of Shadow and Light had potential, but failed to realize it.
A grotesque reimagining of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, Alice takes you down the rabbit hole into something more violent and bloody than Carroll ever imagined.
Book Review : 5 stars The Emotional Wound Thesaurus This book is phenomenal. Not only does it provide pages of different emotional wounds and their elements, but it gives you psychological feel to all of them. I noted a number of wounds that I was already building up in a character I'm writing about, but … Continue reading Book Review: The Emotional Wound Thesaurus – Angela Ackerman
An entertaining - if not long - foray into the Norse pantheon.
A fantastical retelling of the Russian Baba Yaga mixed in with a Cinderella-esque wicked stepmother/sisters.
Writing Wild Writing Wild is a book not in line with how I view the world, namely the spiritual undertones. The author is too David Avocado Wolfe for me, with her messages of balancing ions in the body, energies, chakras, etc. A snake crossing your path has meaning only because you’ve given it meaning; not … Continue reading Writing Wild: Forming a Creative Partnership with Nature – Tina Welling
This barely drudges up the suspense and primality of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca.
For November, I'll be reading through Middle Eastern-themed fiction, including a few I've read before, but loved.
Over the past few years, I've read/studied a number of books on the craft of writing, everything from tension & conflict, to character development, to the 3-part story arc. Here's a list of the best books I've read on how to develop and hone your writing.