Happy Thanksgiving Weekend from Canada! Have you ever placed an exclamation mark at the end of a sentence and then pondered whether you really mean to be exclamatory? I do this ALL the time! There are some instances where I just move that cursor on back and delete it and there are times when I … Continue reading A Turkey By Any Other Name…
Dear Readers, I find myself in a writing limbo of sorts for my latest novel, where I know the plot details, my characters and their descriptions (for the most part - see below), BUT I am stuck on their names! I am shocked to say the least as character names are one of my favourite … Continue reading May I have your assistance please?
Hello again my literary lovelies! I hope this post finds you well and rested! Last Sunday, I discussed with you some of the literary names I fell in love with from a recent read and review called Lucid World by Denise Lami. I speculated on how there were names I have loved, BUT was pretty … Continue reading The Pronunciation Name Game
Happy July 1st to you all and Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians (and to anyone who wishes to celebrate with us)! I was lucky enough to receive a copy of an AMAZING book by a fellow Canadian, Denise Lami, (review up tomorrow!) called Lucid World. It was filled with such great wisdom and … Continue reading So many great names!
a few of my favourite things! Hello dearest readers! We meet again for another post on A Name Inspired where I discuss the current names I am in love with from one of my latest reads. If you read my latest post, a review, on one of my favourite books of 2018 you will know … Continue reading Last name first names are…
Growing up I was never really a fan of people calling me anything other than my full name: Whitney except my dad who called me T.J. after my middle names Theresa and June. I was supposed to just be Theresa June sans Whitney, but at the last possible moment (my birth) my mom decided to … Continue reading What’s in a Nickname?
For my book club this month we covered the amazing: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. This book was a masterpiece. I can see why it won a Pulitzer Prize. It was like viewing literary art. There were a few character names which resonated with me so I felt the need to … Continue reading All The Names We Cannot Choose
Creating posts about my favourite literary inspired names are some of my favourites ones to write. As of late I have not come across a book where I like/love more than one or two of the characters' names and then an idea came to me: How about a monthly wrap up of my favourite names from … Continue reading Literary Inspired Names – Best of February Reads
... for I have done something literar-ily terrible. I have created a blog post which was not influenced by having actually read the book, BUT after having binge watched the first two seasons of the television show it was adapted into. (Flinch and raise my arms in defence!) I know! How could I do it? To … Continue reading Forgive me dear readers…
This week on our version of Nameberry with a novel twist we are going to discuss our favourite names that are inspired by all things literary. I am obsessed (well obsessed might be a little strong) with names that have any connection with the written word and those who have altered all our lives using … Continue reading A Name Inspired