1.How many books are too many books in a book series? To be honest, it depends on the series. There are trilogies I’ve read where everything after book one doesn’t do it for me and other series where three books is my max. It all comes down to how attached to the stories & characters I am. 2. How do you feel about cliffhangers? If done well, love them, BUT it’s so rare that I come across a cliffhanger that didn’t scream “buy the next book to find out.” I personally believe a cliffhanger should match the story and it should serve a purpose. Cliffhangers that just want me to…
I love reading, but I’m very particular about books. There are a lot of things that can make me dislike a book, but the number one complaint I have is when the female characters feel poorly written or lack agency. Because I want to enjoy more of what I read, I’m sharing my thoughts on how to write strong female characters.
It’s 8:35 am on the Pacific Northwest, but my usual act of clinging to the bed and begging for “5 more minutes” isn’t happening; I’m awake and prepared for the day. It’s abnormal for me to be alive this early, to look clean, combed, and powdered in makeup. I’m smiling. At 8:35, I’m typing away at this keyboard with a goofy, lopsided smile on my face because I love Fridays, AND because today is the day I’m officially rolling out my ARCs of Elsewhere, We Became.
Update on where I've been: The Curious Life of a Bookish Overachiever. #writing #blogging #amwriting #ontheporch