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The Shining as a romcom: notes on genre conventions
1024 576 Siobhan O'Brien Holmes

When I use examples to talk about writing craft, I really try to stick to books, TV and films that are aimed at a middle grade or YA audience, but…

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The MONSTER guide to middle grade and YA genres and subgenres
1024 683 Siobhan O'Brien Holmes

Updated for 2023! This is one of my most popular blog posts ever so I always try to keep it relevant and useful by updating the books I mention, because…

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