Blackout Poetry

I was inspired by CB Wentworth’s post which featured stunning examples of blackout poetry. So, I thought I’d give it a go! I’m not sure how it turned out, but I enjoyed it!… Continue reading

Bowie Books ~ How Many Have You Read?

Still upset by the news that one of the most iconic icons (sad face) has passed on. There have been loads of articles out in the last week talking about his career and… Continue reading

2015 in review – Must Do Better in 2016

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,700 times in… Continue reading

Happy Halloween….

Because this is apparently THE Halloween 2015 book… even though it came out like 50 years ago…

How does this thing work….?

I’ve spent the last few months reading and writing and getting rejected. I’ve read lots of David Mitchell and other British writers like Mark Watson and Ross Raisin. I’ve read “It” books like The… Continue reading

I adore David Mitchell, but….

I did not adore this book. The more I think about it, the more convinced I become that Mitchell bit off a little more than he could chew with this one… I should… Continue reading

David Mitchell: Stories Have a Number of Beginnings

My writer crush might be getting out of hand….

Global Literacy

Another Summer, Another edbookfest…

Another summer is drawing to a close, and I’ve returned from Edinburgh with another fantastic book festival experience under my belt. Every August, during the fringe, the Edinburgh International Book Festival is held… Continue reading

The Girl on the Train ~ Review

“She’s buried beneath a silver birch tree, down towards the old train tracks…”    The Girl on the Train is a Thriller/Mystery set in modern-day London and its surrounding area. It’s a story about… Continue reading

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