“DOWN WITH THIS SHIP” Release

“DOWN WITH THIS SHIP” Release

Allister McLeod, Columnist June 9, 2021

Mrs. Kingman, Horizon’s teacher for Creative Writing and various English courses, is now a published author. Horizon Sun: What is "DOWN WITH THIS SHIP" about? Katie Kingman: DOWN WITH THIS SHIP...

“Down With This Ship” Announcement

Jolie Flack, Graphics Designer June 9, 2021

Avoiding Bland Characters

Avoiding Bland Characters

Ways writers can make their characters feel interesting, unique, and real.
Allister McLeod, Columnist June 7, 2021

Characters are arguably the most important part of any piece of fiction. They carry the readers or viewers through a story, provide emotion and conflict, and give the readers or viewers figures to relate...

The

Nuclear Physics and Espionage- All in One Book

Allister McLeod, Columnist May 18, 2021

Written by Steve Sheinkin and originally published on September 4, 2012, “Bomb: The Race to Build- and Steal- the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon” follows the key figures in and around the Manhattan...

Manga Recommendations

Manga Recommendations

Sophia Geisler, Columnist May 11, 2021

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“Greenglass House”

“Greenglass House” is an Edgar Award-winning mystery book with some amazing twists and turns.
Madeeha Akhtar, Columnist April 20, 2021

Milo Pine is thrown into a mysterious situation when five guests turn up at his family’s inn. All of the guests have items that have been stolen by someone in the inn. With his friend Meddy, the cook’s...

There are many sub-genres beneath the major genres in literature.

Tropes in Genres

Genres are often seen as the categories that pieces of fiction fall into, and each has common moods, tropes, and story elements that are more present in them than in any other.
Allister McLeod, Columnist March 19, 2021

While people can easily find a list of dozens of genres and subgenres of fiction, a few stand out more than the rest. Some genres, like sci-fi and fantasy, have been extremely popular in the last couple...

The cover of

Evil Thing

Madeeha Akhtar, Columnist November 15, 2020

The novel “Evil Thing” by Serena Valentino is about Cruella De Vil, the villain in the famous movie “101 Dalmations.” This novel shares her side of the story, and puts a huge spin on the villainous...

The Genius of Clancy and King

The Genius of Clancy and King

Why Clancy and King are geniuses in the world of novels.
Connor Davis, Columnist November 9, 2020

Chances are, you’ve heard of either Tom Clancy or Stephen King. Probably even both at one time or another. That’s because both have made great strides in their field and had practically mastered how...

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