The 76 Authors You Need to Read to Become a Writer According to Dan Simmons

Dan Simmons is a writer you might know, and he once said something about writing and reading that has stuck with me ever since. His best-know books are The Terror, Summer of Night, Drood (personal favorite) and Carrion Comfort.  The Terror was recently made into a fantastic, if somewhat slow, TV-series, and the book is… Continue reading The 76 Authors You Need to Read to Become a Writer According to Dan Simmons

10 Fun Literary Insults

One morning I woke up with the following colorful phrase floating around in my mind: "May your genitals sprout wings and fly away." It's from a Terry Pratchett book, but I can't seem to remember which one. *edit* (I have now been told that this quote is from Small Gods.) This prompted me to seek… Continue reading 10 Fun Literary Insults