The Devourers by Indra Das

I know they say not to judge a book by its cover, but if you saw this staring out at you from a bookshelf, could you resist it? I do the majority of my reading on a tablet, but I almost gave in and bought a physical copy of The Devourers by Indra Das because […]

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The Six Elements of Fiction

Writing is born through instinct and practice. If you want the stories you write to be effective and structured in a consistent manner, it couldn’t hurt to review the basics. Obviously, grammar and spelling are important, but today, I’m referring to the basic elements of fiction: style, theme, character, point of view, plot, and setting.

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OCTOBER FEVER: Ravenous Has A Fantastic Month Planned

This year, my excitement is through the roof because I’m not just celebrating the season. Autumn is not just about tree leaves or hot cocoa. It’s about experience and I’ve packed October with all the bookish moments I’ve been craving to share with you. 
On that note, let’s ‘fall’ into it, shall we?

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Who is this AJ?

Hello out there, fellow book lovers. You may have noticed my name and face on the sidebar here at Ravenous For Reads, and you may have been wondering who I am. So I thought I would take a quick moment to introduce myself and tell you a bit about my reading habits. About Me I […]

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Skin Deep: Five Prompts To Get To Know Your Characters Better

#NaNoWriMo2017 is 27 days away. I’ve been informed by nano vets that plot and world-building should be top priority. Each tidbit of advice was eclipsed with a warning: Know thy characters.

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