Book Review: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth

I tried to get into Veronica Roth’s books. But perhaps the stars didn’t align or whatever. I got Divergent and was bored after Chapter 1. I started this one and… also got bored. DNF’d after — I lost count. A few chapters. I don’t think this post contains enough information to spoil, considering I did…

Film Review: It (2017)

F*cking clowns, man. I hate clowns. I hate them with a passion. As a child, my greatest fears were skeletons and clowns. As a grown-up, I’d gotten over the former, but not the latter. I’d seen part of the TV miniseries but couldn’t really bear the (now comparably) awful 1990 film quality. This one, though?¬†Brrrrr….

Book Review: The Plastic Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

I’ve been a fan of Holmberg’s work and her magical world ever since The Paper Magician trilogy, so I was beyond excited when I learnt a new book, based in the same world as Ceony and Emery, was coming out. The Plastic Magician is set a few years after the events of The Paper Magician…

Currently Writing: Techno Fever

Wattpad is hosting the second season of Open Novella Contest, a beginner’s version of NaNoWriMo where the challenge is to write a 40k word novella in 3 months. Last year, I wrote Empress of Fire, an Asian Fantasy Adventure set in pseudo-Qing dynasty of China. This year, I’ve been itching to write but haven’t been…