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Which Witch? Why we love both versions of Sabrina The Teenage Witch

  Season 2 of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina dropped on Netflix last month and I, for one, was excited. You see, children of the nineties like myself, knew the character of Sabrina Spellman as portrayed by Melissa Joan Hart very well. Sabrina was a zany teenage girl. A half-mortal, half-witch who spends her time…
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Bookstagram Tips and Tricks

Social media can be hard to crack, and one of the platforms I’ve seen authors and bloggers struggle to get the most traction on is Instagram! While I’m no expert, I have been seeing a steady uptick of followers, likes, and comments on my accounts. My personal Instagram just reached 5,025 followers! I also run…
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5 Fantasy Headcanons You’ll Want To Adopt ASAP!

  Ah, headcanons…there’s nothing more satisfying than finding the perfect one for your fandom, for your OTP, or to explain a plothole that’s been niggling at you from the recesses of your mind. Not familiar with headcanons? Here’s how Urban Dictionary defines the term. So, without further ado, let’s introduce you to five Fantasy headcanons…
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Qualities Every Hero AND Villain Should Have

  Have you ever read a story where the hero seemed too bland or the villain too extreme? What about a stereotype that is so inflexible it has nothing to distinguish it from a thousand others out there? There are multitudes of crafting skills for writers when it comes to creating characters, and it’s not…
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Researching Worlds That Don’t Exist

  So far, at least, there is no online reservation system for me to book a B&B in my story world. This makes literal boots-on-the-ground research impossible. So—now what? For anyone writing outside their own experience, this is a genuine problem. How do you get real intel on places you can’t go or don’t even…
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Making The Connection: What Gamers & Sci-fi/Fantasy Fans Have In Common

  How would gamers find a book they might like? Why would they even want to pick one up instead of playing their favorite game? If you like fantasy or sci-fi games, does that mean you would like that kind of book as well? Actually, yes. Reading a great adventure has as much to offer…
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Fighting Dragons…and Writer’s Block Too

  If you’re a writer, chances are, at some point in your career, you have felt cut off, pressed up against a wall, or perhaps as if there is a roadblock or a dragon to slay before you can rescue your book from creativity limbo. You are not alone! Today I’m going to give you…
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Why We Judge Books By Their Covers

We’ve all heard the old adage don’t judge a book by its cover, but most often that is precisely what we do with actual books. Today I’m going to be talking about why book covers are so important when it comes to choosing your next read, or if you’re an author, selling your next book.…
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