What NOT to Do When Describing Race in Novels

A lot of you have probably heard about those books the bookish community blows up about--books with harmful representation of minorities. It's happened on countless occasions--for different racial minorities as well as disabilities and LGBTQ+ rep and almost every minority under the sun. Harmful rep sucks and we want writers to write books that represent … Continue reading What NOT to Do When Describing Race in Novels

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How Likeable Do Characters Have To Be?

Sometimes, when reading, you may come to the dilemma that you just despise the main character. Or, at the very least, very much dislike them. And then you're stuck with the problem of if you should DNF the book because you don't want to handle the main protagonist annoying you, or if you should stick … Continue reading How Likeable Do Characters Have To Be?