Tag Archives: Harry Potter

3 Tips for Writing Stories Someone Might Actually Want to Read

currently playing on my iPod: Oceans by Twin Atlantic Want your novel to not suck? Try these three techniques. 1. Figure out what you LOVE about your favorite movies/TV shows and include whatever-that-is in your story. imdb.com I love BBC … Continue reading

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How a Celtic Warrior Queen Snuck into Harry Potter’s World (Yes, I know ‘snuck’ isn’t a word, but ‘sneaked’ just sounds lame. Also, I needed a reason to shoot for the longest blog title in history. Eat that!)

currently playing on my iPod: Easy on the Eye by Trashcan Sinatras (acoustic album) Boudicca totally wiggled her way into Harry Potter and the┬áSorcerer’s┬áStone. Who is Boudicca? Oh, she’s this historical figure turned folklore superhero. Back when the Romans and … 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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