Game Review: Lost Dream

Lost Dream Developer: Morning Shift Studios Publisher: Morning Shift Studios Release Date: 13 Mar, 2021 Genre: Walking simulator Platform: Switch RRP: $4.99 AUS Lost Dream tells a story about your friend being taken away by humans. You wake up one day determined to rescue her. Explore the lengths a fox would go to rescue his […]

Fourth Wing (The Empyrean #1) by Rebecca Yarros

I’m not being funny when I say this is written for the ADHD generation. There is no inciting incident. I’m not a huge stickler for ‘writing rules’ (except grammar, and don’t confuse your homophones) because books do successfully break them, and books these days are coming out more and more without inciting incidents. And why, […]

The Seven Year Slip by Ashley Poston

I’m giving this five stars even though I didn’t love it as much as The Dead Romantics because I do love Ashley Poston, there was absolutely nothing wrong with this book and many, many things that were very good. However I think that the reason I didn’t love it as much as The Dead Romantics […]

Author Self-Insertion vs #ownvoices

Self-Insertion vs #ownvoices In recent years, there has been a push for #OwnVoices stories – stories where the author shares the same marginalized identity as the characters they are writing. The idea behind this movement is to increase representation and authenticity in literature. However, this push for #OwnVoices has led to an unfair stigma against […]