A huge literary pet peeve of mine is the way some male authors describe characters who identify as female. With just an excerpt of a character description, you can immediately find out if a man wrote it, thanks to the sexist prose. More often than not, the existence of these female characters in real life…… Continue reading Writing male characters the way male authors write female characters.
The Museum of Bookish Misery is extremely happy to have you here with us on this virtual tour. Sit back, relax, and feast your eyes on all the low-grade crappy things bookworms have done to land in this museum! In the collection 1. The first reader to ever dog-ear pages 2. The first person to…… Continue reading 9 exhibits from The Museum of Bookish Misery
This post is a collaboration with Shreya from Bookwormtopia. J.K. Rowling is a brilliant author. And because she wasn’t able to convey all that brilliance in just 7 books, 8 movies, a 2-part play, 3 textbooks from The Hogwarts Library, 2 screenplays, and an entire fucking website dedicated to new and unreleased writings of hers,…… Continue reading 12 totally real things J. K. Rowling has said about the Potterverse
Up and coming YA novel seeks a strong and motivated male to lead it and the dystopian word it’s set in to a bestseller list. Job duration: 3 books Description The ideal candidate will: 1. Have a name that is obscure and sounds non-American though you are, in fact, American and whiter than the Pillsbury Doughboy’s…… Continue reading Wanted: Hero of a Young Adult novel
Hey, nerds! You know me. I’m a bookworm, Netflix addict, and a professional procrastinator. I can never do anything on time. Why do it now when you can put it off until tomorrow, right? I’ve always wanted to write my own book but as a procrastinator, it was a little difficult. I just could not…… Continue reading How I wrote an entire novel with this AI-powered book writing software.
BOSTON, MA–Frustrated male novelist Michael Hawke complained to reporters yesterday about “never being able to write women right”. This reporter sat down for an interview with Hawke during a break at the Male Authors Writing Women Intervention (MAWWI) 2018, a two-day conference trying to teach men how to write human females. Hawke is part of…… Continue reading [Satire] Struggling male author just cannot write female characters.
Language warning: Contains expletives. Hide your mother. Hey. Hi. Hello. Can I have your attention please? Push your coke-bottle eyeglasses up your nose and notice me, you freakin’ nerd. Can’t you see how big I’m becoming? Ease the pain a little, you dipshit. Read a book from me instead of laughing at random cat videos,…… Continue reading A little tough love from your TBR pile.
Up and coming YA novel seeks a strong and motivated female to lead its team to victory in a dystopian future. Job duration: 3 books Job description The ideal candidate will: 1. Have an obscure name that is difficult to pronounce. 2. Be an orphan or raised by a single mother or father who never…… Continue reading Wanted: Heroine of a Young Adult novel.
With a new month comes new books, and today, we have 5 new books that released at the break of dawn. Get an exclusive look at the covers of these books, read the blurbs, and let us know which ones you’ll be adding to your TBR list! Warning: This post includes swearing and references to…… Continue reading 5 totally real books you should add to your April TBR.
There is such a thing as a proper book nerd. This guide will teach you how you can be a real bookaholic by adopting just 8 habits. Lesser mortals may deem you to be a snob, but what do they know? Here are a list of habits that a person should possess to be considered…… Continue reading An 8 point guide to becoming a PROPER book nerd