Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, Today we are looking at my top 5 opening lines in literature. As you can imagine it's something that every writer wants to get right, as they want to grip the reader from the get go all while conveying the tone in which the book is written. I … Continue reading B|t|B – My top 5 first lines in a Novel?
***Warning Review Contains Spoilers*** Veiled is the sixth instalment in an Urban Fantasy series about a mage named Alex Verus. This entire series thus far has not let me down. Each instalment has been a whirlwind of magic and adventure, intrigue, politics and more often then not revenge. Veiled, is no different, it delivered on … Continue reading B|t|B – Review : Veiled -Benedict Jacka (Alex Verus Series book 6)
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 wordsmiths and page turners, It has been along time, and again I must apologise for my hiatus. I have moved house yet again and now live in a flat with my girlfriend Kayla who is the write of :Culture ID and between our adventures out and my job I have not … Continue reading Working on Characters Back Story – and then getting distracted.
Title: Uprooted Author: Naomi Novik No of Pages: Hardcover, 437 pages Published: Published May 21st 2015 by Macmillan (first published May 19th 2015) Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners, in today's post I am looking at the book Uprooted by Naomi Novik, let's start off by looking at the vague outline of the storyline this processed square … Continue reading B|t|B: Book Review – Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Written by Simon Spurrier Art by Jeff Stokely The Spire is a mountain of metal and stone that rises out of the middle of the desert, containing a vast city of twisting tunnels, grinding elevators, ancient machinery, and is home to over a million human and non-human residents. Shå, the last of the Medusi, is … Continue reading B|t|B: Comic Book Review – The Spire by Simon Spurrier & Jeff Stokely
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! It’s time to for another panel overview this time we are looking at the third panel i attended at 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 … Continue reading B|t|B : #TBF2015 : Panel #3 – The Writers Roundtable
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, 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