The Element(al)s – 8

Click Here for Part Seven Click Here for Part Six “Life isn’t worth living anymore. Moi broke my heart in her latest post…Oh, moonlit seaaa, take meeeeeee!!” Shrieked a young woman who threw herself into the waves dramatically. Earth screamed in horror, shaking Water as hard as she could. “AHHHH, NO! DON’T KILL HER!” Water … Continue reading The Element(al)s – 8

The Element(al)s – 7

Click Here for Part Six Click Here for Part Five Fire sighed. She felt like she hadn’t slept for a thousand years (Yes, she’d never slept or had to sleep before, but still…)  – who knew human bodies could be so frail? On the 24 hours they’d been on the Globe, (specifically, a tiny town … Continue reading The Element(al)s – 7

The Element(al)s – 5

Click Here for Part Four Click Here for Part Three point Five Air picked up the newspaper, whose publisher was still a mystery. If only the others would care. It was a proper sort of mystery and Air rather fancied wearing a detective hat and ordering the others about. He flipped through it dreamily, imagining … Continue reading The Element(al)s – 5

A MASSIVE Tag + Award Dump

Hello fellow Earthlings! I've been procrastinating working on this post, because as much as I love to be tagged, I'm also lazy. But I'll just have to get to it some time, I guess. So this post. Oh and my blog will officially be a year old in...3 DAYS? Suggest something I could do, please. … Continue reading A MASSIVE Tag + Award Dump

Let’s talk writing – Death

Haha, I know. Great title. The death of characters is a controversial subject between critics and readers alike. Some think they're a cheap trick to shock readers while others are mad that their favorite characters die. When done correctly, the power of the emotion the character's death gives us lies in how others react to … Continue reading Let’s talk writing – Death

What just happened?!

Okay, I'm in shock right now. Somehow, Bookish Blunders reached  150+ followers! I-wha? Thanks to every single person who has supported me all this while. Big bear hug to those of you still with me! So, I planned to do a Q&A for this milestone, but I'm having some troubles with the comment section getting … Continue reading What just happened?!

Let’s talk writing – Mary Sues

The term 'Mary Sue' is now used for practically everything, but what exactly is a Mary Sue? According to the great Google, Mary Sue is "a type of female character who is depicted as unrealistically lacking in flaws or weaknesses." Mary Sues were originally idealized author insert characters, usually in fanfiction (and then you guys … Continue reading Let’s talk writing – Mary Sues

Swami and Friends – Yay or Nay?

Hello! I'm back from an unannounced hiatus! Sorry for practically deserting you guys! Let's get to the post already, shall we? For those of you that don't know, Swami and Friends is a novel by R.K.Narayan depicting the lives of 6th grader Swaminathan and his small band of friends. The book is less of a … Continue reading Swami and Friends – Yay or Nay?