On Writing a Book

Well hello there! I’m sure you read the title and thought, “I don’t think this has to do with a fairytale.” You’re correct! It doesn’t. Well, in a roundabout way it could, but you get my meaning. I’ve written about writing before, both on my book The Coffin-maker’s Basement, and on being a writer in general from … More On Writing a Book

Goblin Market

That’s a fantastic title isn’t it? And I’m not saying it to pat myself on the back. The title actually belongs to Christina Rosetti’s poem, Goblin Market. Written in 1862, Goblin Market is a tale recognized for its religious content. Many an academic journal and college paper will expand on Goblin Market‘s religious themes and messages, concluding them … More Goblin Market

C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

In many children’s stories, authors place their main characters in magical worlds in order to help children understand the adult-world lessons they’ll receive as they continue reading. C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe puts its main characters in a make-believe world where they’ll have to grow and change. In this way, Lewis’s … More C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe