Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners, Choose your own adventure (CYOA) books started out, in the 1980s, as "a series of children's gamebooks where each story is written from a second-person point of view, with the reader assuming the role of the protagonist and making choices that determine the main character's actions and the … Continue reading B|t|B – Creating a CYOA (Choose your own Adventure book), It’s alot more complicated then you think!
Hellow my fellow Bookworms and Page Turners, Today I thought we would look at something a little different. Over the past year and a bit of being stuck in my house I have developed my baking skills and have often found myself baking bread, cakes and of course biscuits! When it comes to bread I … Continue reading B|t|B – Novel Eats – Lembas Bread
Hello my fellow Bookworms and Page Turners, This is the question that has been buzzing aroudnd my head for a while now. I admit I have not yet finished a peice that is worthy of such a question, but with my mind being what it is, I tend to map things out thoroughly before I … Continue reading B|t|B – To Self-Publish or Get a Publisher, that is the question!?
Hello my fellow Bookworms and Page Turners, Today we are going to talk about one of my pet peeves, killing characters. Now dont get me wrong, I have no problem with authors killing characters off, but I personally feel there is a way and a way not to kill characters. now I understand that this … Continue reading B|t|B- My Writing Hurdles – How to Kill a Character
Hello my fellow Bookworms & Page Turners, Today we are looking into why the back cover is so important. This is a topic that I myself have been looking into at considerable length. It appears, through my research, that if you are published traditionally, publishers don't necessarily allow you full control over what is placed … Continue reading B|t|B : Why the Back of Your Book Cover is so Important
With me finally having the time to sit down, plan and write, ive come to the sudden realisation that I dont really know what im doing when it comes to building a Hero / Heroine. Thinking back to my childhood there were a heck of alot of stories that started 'Once Upon a time' and … Continue reading B|t|B – My Writing Hurdles – My thoughts on building a Hero / Heroine storyline
Frustration: [Definition - one of the key causes of STRESS. It arises when one's ability to read a book series... IS IMPEDED BY THE FABULOUS PAGE TURNING EXTRAVAGANZA... not being written yet] Fellow Readers, Page turners and Speed Readers, this post is for you all. We have all been there, we have all finished a … Continue reading B|t|B : The True Story Of Cliffhanger Fustration
Hello my fellow page turners and wordsmiths, Now most of us love books, but even us book lovers are finding the opportunity to read even in our current Lockdown culture can be a challenge. Therefore audio-books, are a convenient alternative to the old fashion ink and paper reading. You can listen to the latest best … Continue reading B|t|B : Do you listen to audio-books? & Why or why not?
Hello my fellow page turners and wordsmiths, I am aware that this is probably a bit of a controversial stance, but, I really don’t like a lot of his plays. I have always struggled with the language of classics and Shakespeare is at the pinnacle of my struggle. The language used can be very confusing, … Continue reading B|t|B : What’s your opinion of Shakespeare? Genius? Overrated? Confusing?
A couple of weeks ago I came across a blog post by Trang Via Bookidote that discussed this very issue, and after reading it I was relieved to discover that I was not the only one with this kind of mentality towards literature, and for pretty much the same reason! 6 or so years ago … Continue reading B|t|B – Why my Philosophy on DNF books changed.