Eon Review – πŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸ

There are few books that I hold in high enough regard to give them a five star rating. The only othereoncoverΒ book I’ve ever done that for isΒ Name of the WindΒ by Patrick Rothfuss.Β I had a lot of trepidation going into this book, but I came out of it feeling like a kid again; like I had been a part of that story and that I could do anything. But there’s so much more toΒ EonΒ than just making me feel like a hopeful reader that can’t get to the bookstore fast enough for the sequel.

Spoilers below.

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Writing Diversity (Writing Tip Tuesday)

 

Diversity in literature, especially Young Adult literature, had been exploding over social media lately. That’s not to say diversity in fiction hasn’t been an issue prior to Twitter getting its hands on it, it’s just now openly available to everyone.

If there is one point I plan to make in this post, that you can take away from it, is this:Β diversity is important. If theΒ world is diverse, your writing needs to be diverse.Β 

I’m not just talking about slapping on a “foreign sounding name” to a background character, or changing the description of a minor character’s skin to read “dark” or “ebony”. Write a story featuring a person of color (POC); make the main character POC, make the love interest POC, make everyone POC if you really want. ButΒ include more than just white and black.

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