A Follow Up From My Previous TTT Post: Flirting with Disaster – Ruthie Knox

I’ve never really done book reviews before, so I’m probably pretty bad at it. This isn’t so much a book review, rather it’s a follow up to the last Top Ten Tuesday post I wrote on Character Voices. I was two books short so here is another one which I would add to that list had I read this book before posting that meme 😉

Flirting With Disaster

Just finished Ruthie Knox’s Flirting with Disaster, and she had managed to write a huggable character (huggable to me at least). This book would have made it to my “required reading list” due to Sean Owens’ voice.

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First Post: Top Ten Books That Would Be On Your Syllabus If You Taught “How To Write Character Voice” 101

This is my first post in this blog, I’ve had this blog around for a while, but did not know what I want this blog to concentrate on, but for now lets take it one post at the time.

Another first for me would be doing one of these meme posts. Chachic from Chachic’s Book Nook suggested I try to do the Top Ten Tuesday meme from The Broke and the Bookish.

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So this week’s topic is “Top Ten Books That Would Be On Your Syllabus If You Taught X 101 (examples: YA fantasy 101, feminist literature 101, magic in YA 101, classic YA lit 101, world-building 101)”. I’ve decided for mine to be: Character Voice 101. I don’t even know if this makes sense…it’s not the same as just character design, rather it’s about the character’s ability to speak to you as a reader. I’ve limited the books to those I’ve read recently (2014 – 2015), as I had a problem with listing a “top ten” if I included past books I’ve read. Continue reading “First Post: Top Ten Books That Would Be On Your Syllabus If You Taught “How To Write Character Voice” 101″