New Stories

So I’ve bitten the bullet and decided to post new original work on Wattpad. I’ve heard about people posting fanfiction there as well as original novels and I felt it was time to join in and share my work with more people. You can find me as Lucien Welsh over there and here is the…

Services!

My services have moved from just chilling in the corner of this blog to being more publicly available! I’ll be adding a few more services for more specific things, but for now, here’s the the broad spectrum! Lucien Welsh on Fiverr.com 

Don’t Discredit Fanfiction

The film adaptation of a third part of a series not to be named has come out, and with that people are once again blasting fanfiction, as it is a series based upon such. I, personally, despise said nameless series, but am here to defend fanfiction with my honour. So sit back and let’s have…

Making the Day Job Work

The toughest part about being an introverted creative type is the need to have a “day job” to support myself when I would much rather be writing. It’s hard to come to terms with and I’m sure there are others who can agree that it is not at all fun. But the truth is, it’s…

REVIEW: Emergency Contact

I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Mary H.K. Choi’s debut novel Emergency Contact is a story of friendship and love, and overcoming grief through the deep connects formed even over short periods of times. A touching novel about self-realization and forgiveness, it’s a very strong story and…

REVIEW: Herding Cats

I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review I love cats and I love Sarah Anderson, so a book by Sarah Anderson titled Herding Cats? Yes please. I read through this book in about 45 minutes, but that’s not really a surprise since it’s a book of Sarah’s…

REWIEW: the witch doesn’t burn in this one.

I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review I just want to start of saying that I adore Amanda’s poetry. The first time I read through the princess saves herself in this one. it was the anniversary of a very difficult moment in my life. Once again, I am lucky…

REVIEW: Unraveling Oliver

I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Unraveling Oliver tells the story of a man disturbed throughout his life by many internal factors that ultimately lead to his destruction as he behavior grows cruel. Trigger warning: This book contains abuse, ableism sexism, homophobia, and racism. All are relevant to…

On Page Rep Matters: Why diversity doesn’t count after the fact

The drama has been dying down over the last few days, but the sentiment that diversity cannot be an after thought remains. For someone who might not know what I am talking about, I am referring to the current outrage regarding the second Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film in which JK Rowling has…

PRE-REVIEW: Bookish Boyfriends

I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Bookish Boyfriends by Tiffany Schmidt revolves around Merri and her obsession with her “book boyfriends”. Attended a co-ed school for the first time since the sixth grade, Merri is very excited to make her romantic dreams come true. I’m giving…

REVIEW: The Hazel Wood

I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review What happens when stories aren’t just stories? When bad luck is more than a superstition? When running for your life becomes about more than just escaping the darkness? The Hinterland. That’s what. I walked into this blind. Literally only…

REVIEW: Why We Broke Up

Min has broken up with boyfriend, Ed. He’s a popular boy and she’s not so many may wonder why on earth she would break his fragile, masculine heart. Here is why. The Story Daniel Hander (better known as Lemony Snicket) tells the story of Min Green as she falls in what she calls love with…