Book review · Non-fiction

Book Review: Space Unicorn Blues by T.J. Berry

Throw Star Trek, My Little Pony and all the social critique you can think of in a blender. Press the button, and voila. You’ve got Space Unicorn Blues right there. I came across this book by accident and decided to go crazy and just get it. With that title, how could I resist? As always… Continue reading Book Review: Space Unicorn Blues by T.J. Berry

Book review · Non-fiction

Book Review: Damn Fine Story by Chuck Wendig

Every penny is turned over twice and quite often bitten in two before it gets spent on renovations to our home. This means I have a very limited book budget and I spend a lot of time thinking long and hard before deciding to buy one. However, I’ve been killing myself trying to work on… Continue reading Book Review: Damn Fine Story by Chuck Wendig

Non-fiction · TinyTeaches

Don’t be Dense. Use the Right Tense. Part 3

In Part 1 of this article, we compared writing to painting. We discussed the basic tenses you’ll work with. Your primary colours, if you will. In Part 2, we mixed things up, creating a richer palette, with lots of subtle shades at our disposal. Today, let’s expand our palette even more. We’re going to have… Continue reading Don’t be Dense. Use the Right Tense. Part 3

Non-fiction · TinyTeaches

Why Does Tiny Teach? Food for Thought for Members of Critiquing Groups

It’s 10am right now and I’m finally sitting down to some writing of my own. I’ve been critiquing for at least three hours and I have one, maybe two hours of writing time of my own before I need to go to bed. That means I get six hours of sleep before going to work… Continue reading Why Does Tiny Teach? Food for Thought for Members of Critiquing Groups

Non-fiction · TinyTeaches

The Eye of the Beholder: Different POV’s in Writing

OK, people. Let’s make a deal. Next time I ask everyone what the next subject for a TinyTeaches article should be, please tell me to stop. “Oh, Tiny! I’d love for you to do a post on different POVs.” Me: “Sure! No problem! Hold my drink.” Yeah. That’s me up there. Remind me to not… Continue reading The Eye of the Beholder: Different POV’s in Writing