Why I Thoroughly Enjoyed Guillermo Del Toro’s “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark”

Stories hurt, stories heal. If we repeat them long enough, they become real. I'm not that one person who went to go see It: Chapter Two the day it came out in the theatres. I have no plans to watch Doctor Sleep when it comes out next month. You won't find every inch of my room's wall plastered with photos of … Continue reading Why I Thoroughly Enjoyed Guillermo Del Toro’s “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark”

Story Spotlight: The Hound of the Baskervilles

"Where is it?" Holmes whispered; and I knew from the thrill of his voice that he, the man of iron, was shaken to the soul. —From Chapter 12, "Death on the Moor" *SPOILERS AHEAD* This was probably one of the greatest Sherlock Holmes stories that I have ever read. I first read one of Sir … Continue reading Story Spotlight: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Literature Spotlight: North and South

The time is here, my friends! It is officially the very first week of 2019. 2018 shall always ring true as one of the greatest years in my memory, and I shall never dare to forget everything it taught me. Seeing as it is the first week of 2019, I thought it fitting to write … Continue reading Literature Spotlight: North and South

Literature Spotlight: Agnes Grey

"It must be a great consolation to you, to have a home, Miss Grey," observed my companion after a short pause, "however remote, or seldom visited, still it is something to look to." "It is so much, that I think I could not live without it..." - Agnes and Mr. Weston from Agnes Grey, Chapter Thirteen, … Continue reading Literature Spotlight: Agnes Grey

Fear is a Liar

"What do you fear, lady?" Aragorn asked. "A cage," Éowyn said. "To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire." - From The Return of the King, by J.R.R. Tolkien I've never really been one to talk about fear; honestly, I … Continue reading Fear is a Liar