Alice Nuttall

Alice Nuttall (she/her) is a writer, pet-wrangler and D&D nerd. Her reading has got so out of control that she had to take a job at her local library to avoid bankrupting herself on books - unfortunately, this has just resulted in her TBR pile growing until it resembles Everest. Alice's webcomic, writing and everything else can be found at

The Rise of Body Horror Novels

"With the increase in laws that restrict bodily autonomy, we can expect the rise of body horror to continue — unless society undergoes its own drastic transformation."

Who Wrote This? The World’s Most Surprising Fiction Writers

It's surprising to find out how many celebrities have written fiction. Here are a few of the most unexpected fiction writers in history.

Write Who You Know: The Best (and Worst) Times Authors Put Themselves in Their Stories

Authors draw from their experiences, but what about when they're in their own story? Here are the best and worst author-insert characters.

9 Genre-defying Mystery Books

If you’re looking for a mystery that’s a little off the beaten path, here are some genre-defying mystery books for you to start unravelling.

10 of the Best Magic Systems in Fantasy

From magic systems based around words, math, or crafts, these are the best magic systems in fantasy books, from the cozy to the macabre.

8 Books That the Authors Regretted Writing

Authors work hard on their books, but they don't always like the results. Discover 8 books that authors regretted writing and why.

Should Historical Fiction Have Modern Sensibilities, Or Stick To Its Time?

Should historical fiction stick to the views and opinions of the time, or provide a modern perspective? Here are the pros and cons.

9 of the Best YA Books to Read if You Love The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games was a sensation. Let's look at some of the best YA books to read if you love The Hunger Games.

When to Start Reading to Babies

Reading to babies is an important part of their development, but when should you start? We look at the evidence in this article.

8 Twisty Thrillers that Fictionalize Real Events

Thrillers and mysteries can sometimes seem too far-fetched to be believable, but many are based on true events.