Book Review: Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi

A friend of mine suggested I read this book since I already barreled through a lot of Rick Riordan’s books. But what’s different is that this is a “Rick Riordan Presents” book. Now, from my understand, this is a publishing company that Riordan is involved in with his editor Stephanie Lurie. Reading the description on … Continue reading Book Review: Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi

Discussion in World Building – Community, Society and History

Over the past few months, I had been struggling with progressing book 3’s story. I thought I had everything planned out and set to write this sequel without issue. However, similar to book 1 and 2, as I wrote, I started to notice other characters and story elements were developing far more than I had … Continue reading Discussion in World Building – Community, Society and History

Discussion in World Building – Geography

Worldbuilding is a diverse and monumental challenge for any writer. Creating a world from one’s imagination, whether based on reality, history, or made up completely, presents many difficulties that require careful attention to detail. But how does one start? How does someone create a living, breathing and thriving world in which a story takes place? … Continue reading Discussion in World Building – Geography

Book Review: Harley Merlin Book #3 – Harley Merlin and the Stolen Magicals by Bella Forrest

The third book in the Harley Merlin series and one would think we would see some significant progress in the overarching plot of the series. Book 1 The Secret Coven started off pretty strong introducing a compelling, if not entirely unique, mystery while Book 2 The Mystery Twins had a unique twist of perspective for … Continue reading Book Review: Harley Merlin Book #3 – Harley Merlin and the Stolen Magicals by Bella Forrest