Plot Twists or Suspense: Which One is Better? {Case Study} {Emma VS Pride and Prejudice}

I'm an avid fan of Jane Austen's works. They're wonderfully written, witty, and interesting. Also, the language used is older English, so it's delightfully elegant. In grade 12, I read Pride and Prejudice for school; it was the first book by Jane Austen I'd ever read, and I fell in love with it. The next one I read was Emma. And as I read it, I noticed something that Pride and Prejudice managed to achieve that Emma didn't.

Flashbacks (Part 2): How to Seamlessly Pull off A Flashback

In my post two weeks ago, I covered different types of flashbacks (using only one, several, or telling a whole story through them - a revolutionary way of telling a story, in my opinion). Today, we're taking a look at actually writing these things. If you haven't read Part 1 in the series, I'd highly recommend checking that out here first. Now that that's out of the way, let's dive right in!

Foreshadowing: The Art of Being A Ninja

Have you ever just had your jaw drop while reading a book when a plot twist was thrown at you? And then, as you continued to try and process it, things just clicked in your mind as you realize that the author actually had been leading up to this the whole time without you knowing? … Continue reading Foreshadowing: The Art of Being A Ninja