Monthly Archives: March 2012

Medieval Lovin’: A Review of THE SISTER QUEENS by Sophie Perinot

currently playing on my iPod: Love Interruption by Jack White Yes, Sophie Perinot’s debut THE SISTER QUEENS takes us through medieval battles, the crusades, and some juicy court politics, but it is truly a story about two women and their … Continue reading

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In Love With A Story: The Finale

currently playing on my iPod: New York by Snow Patrol What makes readers fall for a book? We’ve talked characters. They need to be complex, true, relatable. Readers like to see conflict within their personalities. Characters are another exciting puzzle … Continue reading

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In Love With A Story: Part Deux

currently playing on my iPod: Words by the Doves In my last post, I discussed one reason why people fall for a story: characters. Today, I’ll tackle another: setting. In all good stories, ones with strong conflict and gut-wrenching tension, … Continue reading

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