Saturday, 30 January 2016

Women in Modern Media (Books, TV, Games)

In modern media, women have beome something of a debate. To sexualise or not to sexualise? Sex sells, according to directors, producers and almost everyone working in the media industry, and this is a problem that has been an issue in books, television, and video games.
This is a book blog, though I feel it is important to address this issue across all media platforms: books inspire other media, and other media inspires books. Do you think this is an issue? I'm going to be debating this especially with regards to video games, that I have grown up with.

Sunday, 24 January 2016

How to Stay Organised (Writing Tips)

In both life and in writing, I find it is very important to stay organised. Why? Well, you can easily  get lost, forget what you're doing, things like that. Which is why I find it very important (even if you don't plan) to keep on top of your work is remain organised. Now, I can't say I stay organised for college, but when it comes to writing, I'm always organised. I love knowing where everything fits into place. Read on to learn more about how to keep yourself in check!

Saturday, 23 January 2016

How to Start a Blog

This topic comes up rather frequently, and the answer really is just as simple as signing up to Tumblr, Blogger, Wordpress or whatever else takes your fancy. As you might know, I run my website and blog out of Blogger. Why? Because this blog was originally called Miss Overture and it was my  general blog for, well, everything. Eventually it evolved into Overture Writing and that lasted all of a day before it went straight back to Miss Overture. Now? It's my primary author website, has its own domain and is now called Kristin James. Wanna know how I get 1000 plus views a month? Usually gaining an additional 100 per new post? Read on!

Saturday, 9 January 2016

Now offering editing, ghost writing, and more!

As some of you may know, I offer reviews on my blog (these are free), and I am an author. However, I have decided I am starting to offer editing and ghost writing services! This will not be free and I will accept queries through avery.kristyleigh(at)gmail.com. Sorry for the very short blog post but I just wanted to make this announcement! I will offer very, very competitive prices.
 

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