Top 10 Tuesday – Characters I Didn’t Click With

This week’s Tuesday Top 10, courtesy of Lauren and Julia at The Broke and the Bookish  provide ample opportunities to vent. All those times a character made you abandon a book you otherwise enjoyed; all those everyone-loves-me fictional people, who bored you to death; all those heroines you wanted to squeeze the last breath out of in a painful,… Read More Top 10 Tuesday – Characters I Didn’t Click With

Tuesday Top 10 – Ten Characters Who Are Fellow Book Nerds

I’ve been planning to do a Top 10 Tuesday post for ages – I love lists and more than lists I love bookish lists (more than bookish lists I think I love shopping lists I have the cash to cover, but this is really a useless observation, since those lists tend to get longer and the cash – to… Read More Tuesday Top 10 – Ten Characters Who Are Fellow Book Nerds

The George Martin Effect on Writing

I am, admittedly, obsessed with Game of Thrones, but who isn’t these days? Shonda Rhimes, J-Law, Richard Dreyfus, Laurence Fishburne and, well, Obama, tune in for every episode as impatiently as us, ordinary nerds, and make constant public references to the show’s gripping ups and downs. So, I am wondering – now that everyone is reading them,… Read More The George Martin Effect on Writing