Welcome to the slightly bizarre world of… me!

I’m T.J. Carr, young adult novelist, lover of all things fairy tale, mythological or legendary, and proud K-drama addict – all subjects I explore on this site. I invite you to have a look around, get to know my work, and discover what sparks my imagination… and maybe yours.

Recent Posts

Why I love K-dramas: Stories

So why do I love K-dramas? Let me count the ways. One.. American television has lost its appeal to me, for one simple reason, the storytelling pales in comparison to Korean dramas. The stories in K-dramas go from stomach hurting, laugh-out-loud humor one minute to gut-wrenching, tear-inducing heartache the next. K-drama writers are experts (I bow to you, Hong Sisters) at creating complicated storylines, of taking a character from their everyday life,[…]

Lector, intende: laetaberis - A Call to Readers, A Promise of an Author

Three little words. Yet at the same time three very big words. The moment I discovered them they become my motto. They first appeared in print over 1,800 years ago, in the opening pages of the novel Metamorphoses by Roman philosopher Lucius Apuleius. Nearly two millennia later they still ring true. So what do they mean? The exact meaning is up for debate, as everyone reads into them in a different way. The Latin dictionary[…]