Do authors need to read a lot of books?

Yes. Post's over! You can all go home now, guys. You--...what? I need to write a little more than that? Honestly, this is one of those questions I've never understood. "The best writers are avid readers" appears in every "Advice for Writers" forum, book, and blog ever written. But writing communities are full of posts … Continue reading Do authors need to read a lot of books?

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Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

I read this ages ago, but hey. Let's talk about YA tropes, through the lens of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. My complete review is on Goodreads. Like always, I'm not going to duplicate the review here. Instead, I'm going to wax philosophical. Bear with me. So, I read Miss Peregrine's a while ago, … Continue reading Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children