At this time of year, when the leaves are changing colors and there is a little nip in the air, it's only natural that we start craving ghost stories. With that in mind, here is a recommendation for you: White Is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi. Miranda Silver is the ultimate goth girl, pale with jet black … Continue reading Recommended reading: White Is for Witching
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I usually like to get in the Halloween spirit by reading a scary book or two. This year, my top pick is NOS4A2 by Joe Hill. If you like Stephen King, you'll love this book by his son. Not only does it read like King, but it reads like King at his absolute best--one of those great big … Continue reading Halloween picks: The Scariest books
Stephen King shares his thoughts on why opening lines are so important and why he spends so much time crafting them in Why Stephen King Spends 'Months and Even Years' Writing Opening Sentences - Atlantic Mobile. As a reader, an opening line is a greeting from the author. Do I feel welcomed? Do I want to … Continue reading The opening line…