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Writing blog and vlog, reading habits and goals, book reviews, stories, creative projects and more bookish things. Imagine, dream, create, share!

Don’t let me grow cold and old and dusty 

Pull apart my heart and I shall enchant.

My stories need to breathe and shriek and weep

Let me arch my spine and burst my binds.

Leave no dog-eared tear-stained page unturned.

Cradle me, inhale me, then pass me on

While I can still feel the warmth of your touch.

Books were made to be shared – @ravenbooksnz

Recent Posts

character development and dynamic scenes

Character Development and Dynamic Scenes – Novel Update

The change in season brings optimism and a surge of motivation. It’s been a welcome boost of inspiration for writing my novel. I’ve made some progress with character development, strengthening the plot, and restructuring the storyline.

Everyone is Creative

Yes, You ARE a Creative Person

Creativity is a curious concept. People can be quick to label themselves as a creative or uncreative person. But what does it really mean to be creative?