Diversity Spotlight Thursday: SFF Music Mania

Hmm? What's that noise, you ask? Well, that's the sound of a dead meme rising from the ashes. Diversity Spotlight Thursday is back, baby. So this is a weekly meme that was created by Aimal from Bookshelves & Paperbacks (though she's not hosting it anymore), and the idea is that each week you come up … Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday: SFF Music Mania

Broken, Awkward, Incompetent, Mismatched Heroes: Why We Need Them in Stories

I'm not sure what the umbrella term for these types of characters should be. Atypical heroes? Messy heroes? Well, whatever the term, I adore them. And my love grows stronger every time I come across a protagonist who's graduated from the academy of perfect heroes. You know--the shiny put-together ones. The ones whose mistakes are … Continue reading Broken, Awkward, Incompetent, Mismatched Heroes: Why We Need Them in Stories