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Gone Girl ~ My Two Cents (or Am I All Alone on this I-didn’t-like-Gone-Girl Island?)

Given all the hoopla surrounding the movie adaptation of Gone Girl I figured I’d throw my two cents in. Let me preface this by saying that I read Flynn’s two previous novels Sharp Objects… Continue reading

Plantsing….

I’m about 40% into my novel-in-progress and the process has been both terrifying and exhilarating. Terrifying because I’m a pantser, not a plotter. I don’t tend to think about plot until I’m nearly… Continue reading

2013/14 Alumna Jenny Gray wins Write Aberdeen

Wohooo! That’s my homegirl! :D 2013/14 Alumna Jenny Gray wins Write Aberdeen.

Call for Submissions: Adriadne’s Thread

Originally posted on Lightning Droplets:
Thanks to Duotrope, I’ve found this new (to me) lit mag called Ariadne’s Thread. Check them out! ? Ariadne’s Thread publishes poetry, fiction, articles and short essays and other…

Five things you learn when you live in Edinburgh…..

1. There’s a beautiful emancipation statue of Abe Lincoln in Old Calton Burial Ground 2. Speaking of Calton Hill, if you want an easier way to get up instead of the stairs/ramp-of-death combo,… Continue reading

EdBookfest ~ Irvine Welsh Shuts it Down

So, Mr. Trainspotting himself had an event last night at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The talk was part discussion on the craft, part promo for his new novel The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins, and… Continue reading

EdBookfest ~ Making Meaning of the Voices

This event was part of a series at the Edinburgh International Book Festival called “Conversations with Ourselves.” This series has been exploring different kinds of ‘Voice Hearing’ and how the phenomenon has been… Continue reading

Filer Stalking ~ Day 1 EdBookFest

So day 1 of the Edinburgh Book Festival saw us basically stalking Nathan Filer (The Shock of the Fall) from one event to the next. In the first he was joined by Stewart… Continue reading

The Shock of the Fall ~ Review

I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I’m ashamed to say it, but I’d been avoiding it just because I didn’t find the cover appealing. It struck me as a little Fault in… Continue reading

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