Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, Again, we are looking at something a little different today. I really feel like I have read quite a lot of books that lie outside of my usual comfort zone in the last few months. Now I must warn you this review is somewhat heavier than my usual … Continue reading B|t|B: Book Review – There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years by Mike Berners-Lee
Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners, here we are again and this time at the second major hurdle of my current project.. it is of course my characters traits and skills. Once I wrote out the plot and began writing hacking away at the keyboard. My main characters quickly became ridiculously over talented so … Continue reading B|t|B – My Writing Hurdles #2 – Multi-Class
Hello fellow Book worms and Page turners, Today post is a compelling interview with the lovely and endearing author of crime, Amanda Jennings. I first came across Amanda's work earlier this year when it was suggested to me by a family member, and then again at the Brit-Crime festival earlier this month, and despite it … Continue reading B|t|B: Crime Week Extra :Interview with Amanda Jennings, Author of The Judas Scar
Who is your favourite Writer / Storyteller & Who inspires you? I was asked this question, on the weekend. At first I thought it an easy question and just blurted out Patrick Rothfuss, who without doubt is a true storyteller. However the more I thought on it after my sudden outburst, I realised its an incredibly … Continue reading B|t|B: Who is your Favourite Writer / Storyteller & Who inspires you?
Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners, This will be my final post on the Britcrime event!, this post will cover Panel Ten which was the final open Panel of the event (with the exception of the Slaughtered Author) the Literary Festival, was moderated by my good friend Stephanie Cox. (please check out her blog) … Continue reading B|t|B : Crime Week : Brit-crime Festival – Panel 10 Femme Fatales
Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners, in this post I will be covering both Panel Seven of the Literary festival, which was moderated by my good friend Stephanie Cox. Due to the sheer amount of information and chatter that you would expect in a open event such as this, all questions, where sent 24 hours … Continue reading B|t|B : Crime Week : Brit-crime Festival – Panel 7 Crime in the City
Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners, today's post is a compelling interview with the Author and Crime writer, Frances Brody. I was lucky enough to attain an interview with Frances through the help of her fellow crime writer Nick Quantrill to whom I am very grateful for the assistance, as well as to Frances … Continue reading B|t|B – Crime Week Author Interview : Frances Brody
Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners, today's post is a compelling interview with the lovely Author of Crime, Ruth Dugdall. Fate seems to like to put amusing twists into my life, as I was unfortunately detained on the 1st of July when Ruth came to Head in a book, and did a book reading … Continue reading B|t|B – Crime Week Author Interview : Ruth Dugdal
Hello again my fellow bookworms and page turners. wow, now that was a whirlwind of a weekend. Talk about a influx of information, The Brit-crime festival left me with so many idea's, books, panels and questions, that I wasn't sure how to really begin!. as you can clearly see by the picture , there was … Continue reading B|t|B : Literary & Culture Events : Brit-crime Festival & Crime Week Announcement – Overview
I have read a lot of material on this subject, and I believe the short story is far from dead. That said however, I do believe that it is undergoing a process of ongoing metamorphosis. Short stories, are to me the very soul of storytelling, before novels and books, people told stories over camp fires, … Continue reading B|t|B: Can The Short Story Survive In A Modern Day Society?..