Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, Today we are having a brief discussion with my 10 year Penny Crayon look-a-like friend, Miss Claire J Stamper, about her creative experiences, achievements and how the lockdown has effected her creative process. So without any further waffle from me lets get right down to the interview! 1, … Continue reading B|t|B: The Lockdown Effect – From illustrative projects to DTIYS Challenges- With Claire J Stamper
image source: Coronavirus World Lockdown End: An Open Lock With A World MapBy Sally - Silversurfer's Editor Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, It is now September 2020. I, like many others, have been in lockdown since March. Until recently I had a full time job, and was working from home, and I have … Continue reading B|t|B – The Lockdown Effect – How has it influenced Creatives?
Hello Fellow wordsmiths and page turners, Way way way back in November I picked up an issue of DeadEndia and met the charismatic Hamish Steele in person at Thought Bubble Leeds shortly after picking up this novel my stomach got the rumblies so I had a sarnie and read the issue as I ate, needless … Continue reading B|t|B -Comic Review – DeadEndia -Hamish Steele
Hello my fellow bookworms and Page Turners! It's time to for the second live draw of Thought Bubble 2015! .. and this live draw is one to end all live draws!.. or so some people have told me. so who is in this monumental live draw?..... *Drum Roll* Panel 4: Live Sketching Event- with Kate Beaton | Farel … Continue reading B|t|B : #TBF2015 : Panel #4 : Live Sketch Panel #2
Hello my fellow Bookworms and Page Turners. I personally feel that the cover of a book plays a key part of a books success, the trick is finding the right cover in order to sell books to the right people (the cooks target audience of course). Whether you’re a mum looking for a steamy escape or a kid … Continue reading B|t|B: What is your Favourite Book Cover Illustration?
Hello my fellow bookworms and Page Turners! It's time to for panel number two of the comic extravaganza that was the Thought Bubble 2015! .. so what is on the post today .. well those of you who read the title, would know that this post is all about!.. *Drum Roll* Panel 2 : Live Sketching … Continue reading B|t|B : #TBF2015 : Panel #2 : Live Sketch Panel
Hello my fellow bookworms and Page Turners! It's time to begin the comic extravaganza that was the Thought Bubble 2015! in today's post kick off with .... *Drum Roll* Panel 1 : Gosh! Comics Presents : The best thing I have read all year – with Hannah Chapman | Margueritte Bennet | Al E-wing | … Continue reading B|t|B : #TBF2015 : Panel #1 Gosh! Comics Presents : The best thing I have read all year
Hello again my fellow bookworms and page turners. wow, now that was a whirlwind of a weekend. Talk about a Rush, Panels, Drinking, food and most of all more comics to shake a stick at, I don't even think Nottingham Forest has enough sticks! This years Thought bubble festival has left me well and truly … Continue reading B|t|B : Thought Bubble 2015 – Comic Convention
Hello, my fellow Bookworms and Page turners. For years I have been saying how comic books, manga & anime are under appreciated as a source of storytelling, I can hear the die hard book fans often scoffing even as I write this a week before its due to be published. I find it both innovative, … Continue reading B|t|B: Earthsea – a rival to Tolkien and George RR Martin? – Article by David Mitchell
"The Toads are back in town" That's right, the Larkin Toads are returning to Hull before City of Culture 2017 for Toads Revisted! Toads revised is to celebrate 5 years since the Larkin25 commemoration of the life and work of the poet, novelist and Hull University LibrarianPhillip Larkin. Larkin with Toads was one of the … Continue reading B|t|B: Literary & Culture Events – Toads Revisted – “The Toads are Back in Town”