5 of the Greatest Authors with the Unlikeliest of Beginnings

It is often the case that the most underestimated, unlikely individuals manage to subvert their circumstances and do incredible things. The following writers have all conquered prejudice, inner struggles or discouragement- obstacles which would have extinguished the dreams of many others. Here are five of the most incredible authors who overcame all sorts of difficulties … Continue reading 5 of the Greatest Authors with the Unlikeliest of Beginnings

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Life in Quotes – In Memory of Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018)

As we mourn the loss of an incredible woman and a formidable mind, let's remind ourselves of some of her most amazing quotes. 

6 Fantasy Tropes That Are Prophesied to Disappear

In fiction, tropes are like garlic and onions. They add richness and flavor to a dish. Something is missing without them. Too many though, and the food starts to taste a little sweaty, the way moldy old gym clothes smell. They overpower what could be a good dinner.

Looking Back at Peter Stjernstorm’s The Best Book in the World

It’s been a few years since Peter Stjernstorm’s novel The Best Book in the World made it to shelves, intriguing readers and writers alike with a title that demands a closer look.

15 Literary Quotes That Will Inspire Your Day

Some quotes from novels, in particular, resonate with us, change us and the way we see things. Or just provide a little comfort to us when we need it.

How To Defeat Writer’s Block

We've all been there. The Battle of the Word rages on, your army slowly forcing back the enemies of the Unwritten Story.