Building Palaces Out of Paragraphs: Sentence Linkage in V. E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic

By Phoebe Low Hello friend! Today I’m going to talk paragraph structure, mostly as it applies to description, by doing something I haven’t done since college—close reading! I’ll examine V. E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic not only because it’s a gem of a book and you should read it and write a review on Conglomerate-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named, […]

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Excellent Review for Once Upon a Time in the Wyrd West at On Spec!

Originally posted on Aradia Publishing:
Really honoured to receive such a positive review from Nicole at On Spec, a preeminent Canadian SFF magazine! A+ world-building in this one. The Wyrd West is set in the post-apocalyptic Canadian prairies–a new wild west only with magic. Alongside the traditional gunslingers, desperados, First Nations people, saloon owners and…

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Chelsea Eckert on On Writing Anthropomorphic Animal Characters (For Adults)

From Cat Rambo’s blog: As someone who works deeply in the zoo/conservation industries and spends a lot of time pretending to be a tiger at conventions around the country, you might say I’m enthusiastic about animals. You’d be wrong, of course. I’m zealous in my love for them. If I could be a little shield-carrying furry paladin, […]

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