Classic Novels Had Inspiration, Too

One of the questions I always ask authors is what inspired them to write their novels. All stories come from something, whether its the seed of a character, a plot, a theme. I often wonder this same thing when reading the classics, with unfortunately no way to get that extra […]

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Writers and Their Fictions

After talking to some writer friends the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of books resembling an author’s life. Many people come up with stories because of things that happened to them or their friends and family, or build characters that […]

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A Silly Mid-Week Writing Lesson ALA Disney

Leave it to Buzzfeed to take everything I studied about literature for so many years of my life and compare it to Disney films. LOL Love it. Ahh if only everything in life could have a Disney-related glossary… 1. Theme Definition: A common thread or repeated idea that is incorporated throughout […]

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