Satire

Wanted: Hero of a Young Adult novel

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

General

Understanding and handling your bookworm: A guide.

The bookworm is a confusing creature. It claims to love books a lot and yet constantly screams, cries about, or throws said books across the room. What’s going on in its head? And how exactly do you handle it without getting killed in the process? Here’s a nifty little guide on what your bookworm means…… Continue reading Understanding and handling your bookworm: A guide.

Book Reviews

A Place Called Schugara by Joe English

I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Goodreads synopsis: A story of life, death, love lost and meaning found in Schugara and beyond.   (Note: I was a little thrown off by the cover design and the…… Continue reading A Place Called Schugara by Joe English

Satire

How I wrote an entire novel with this AI-powered book writing software.

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.

AuthorsGetLit

AuthorsGetLit: The real reason your book pitch keeps getting rejected.

AuthorsGetLit is a new series on This is Lit that will focus on tips for authors and publishers about interacting with bloggers, soliciting book reviews, and more. Today, we have Marc Whelchel, the author of The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief, giving us the real reasons why a book pitch gets rejected. I love Marc Whelchel’s writing…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit: The real reason your book pitch keeps getting rejected.