Book Review: The Turn of the Screw

Book Review: The Turn of the Screw

It is claimed by some to be the very first horror novel ever penned. Set in Victorian England, The Turn of the Screw by Henry James is the perfect embodiment of the traditional haunted house story. Plot The story follows a governess charged with the care of two children left alone in Bly, the old [...]

The One Question Every Writer Must Ask Themselves

The One Question Every Writer Must Ask Themselves

What question does every author want their reader to ask when they close their book? It invokes the fundamental nature of the storyteller. This question has existed since man could first articulate with a spoken language, and maybe even a little longer. This question is the most important question a reader can ask, and every [...]

A writer’s block

A writer’s block

I wrote for the first time in days. I think I was sick of not creating, even though the voices are dead to me now. I hoped that by getting something down on paper I would reawaken the trance that I so often felt when I was in the throws of my depression. And I [...]

Save The Libraries

Save The Libraries

An article published by The Atlantic performed a study which looked at how active young readers are in comparison with those over thirty. The study also looked at the rate these age ranges go to their local libraries. The results showed that millennials do more reading than those over thirty, but don't go to the [...]