Sentence Writing #03: Long and Short Sentences

Previous || Next Few elements of style can harm your work the way an overbusy, cluttered sentence can. But reading about cluttered sentences from a theoretical standpoint is one thing -- seeing one such sentence is entirely different. Let's construct a glorious Example: My ratonnastick, being a perfectly good fellow at heart who always knew... Continue Reading →

Small Gods: A Discworld Review

Oh, lawks, I read another Discworld novel. Small Gods was Terry Pratchett's most intricate examination of organised religion and faith yet. Where do the gods come from? How many masks do they wear? Are they just a big lot of buggers sitting on their arses, pulling the limbs off mortals for the giggles? That's what... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Song by Jesse Teller

This book was provided by Rebekah Teller in exchange for a review! I can't recall whether it was supposed to be an honest review or a dishonest one, so I'll trust my fingers to guide me towards the more preferable type. Song took me a while to get through. On one hand, Song has an... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Promise of Blood

(Disclaimer: Some minor spoilers ahead.) Brian's Style Promise of Blood isn't the first novel I've read by Brian McClellan. That honour goes to Sins of Empire, which holds a special place in my heart as both the first flintlock fantasy I've read, as well as the first title I purchased because of a recommendation read... Continue Reading →

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