Today I'm bringing you another instalment in my series on writing. The first and second instalments are coincidently both deceased writers, but today I'm focusing on a writer who is still actively writing. His latest book was published in 2020 (If It Bleeds) and his earliest in 1974 (Carrie), a pretty impressive and longstanding career… Continue reading Tips from writers: Stephen King
July was quite a busy month overall. It was busy for really great reasons though so no complaints from me! I hope you enjoy reading about my highs, lows and standout moments for the month, and I hope you had a great month too! Photo by Ylanite Koppens on Pexels.com HIGH For the first time… Continue reading My July in a nutshell (2020)
TITLE: Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen AUTHOR: Serena Valentino PUBLISHED: 2009 MY RATING: 4/5 *Synopsis taken from Goodreads* The tale of the young princess and her evil stepmother, the Wicked Queen, is widely known. Despite a few variations from telling to telling, the story remains the same—the Queen was jealous of… Continue reading A book review: Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen
TITLE: Ghost Music AUTHOR: Candida Clark PUBLISHED: 2003 MY RATING: 3/5 *Synopsis taken from Goodreads* An English spa town in 1935 is made famous by an American novel: a love-story. Three years later, a young married actress travels there alone and finds the love-story itself, as she falls passionately in love with a young English… Continue reading A book review: Ghost Music
This is a question that I've often considered, but never managed to definitively answer. Usually my conclusion is no, an ambitious person will never truly be satisfied, but this isn't always where I end up. Sometimes I think otherwise. I suppose if I'm honest I don't know, and that is why I wanted to write… Continue reading Can an ambitious person ever be satisfied?