Hello my fellow page turners and wordsmiths, I am aware that this is probably a bit of a controversial stance, but, I really don’t like a lot of his plays. I have always struggled with the language of classics and Shakespeare is at the pinnacle of my struggle. The language used can be very confusing, … Continue reading B|t|B : What’s your opinion of Shakespeare? Genius? Overrated? Confusing?
Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, Where its always been rude to shout the twist ending at someone on their way to the movie, or while standing in a queue waiting for the latest HP novel (Yes, that's an old reference but its still relevant). The idea of 'Spoilers" and the way we discuss … Continue reading B|t|B: How do you feel about spoilers?
As you may remember, my family is full of readers, my grandparents and parents are readers, my uncle is one too as well as my brother, and now my fiancee too . Greetings fellow Bookworms, and Page turners today's post is a question, to you my bookish brethren. What are you reading? As you can … Continue reading B|t|B: What are you Reading?
Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, I don't believe there is a more poignant quote to sum up the subject of Classics, that that of Mark Twain. “A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.”Mark Twain Classics are considered difficult to read as they have a habit … Continue reading B|t|B: Do you read classics? Why or why not?
Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, I am a simple man, but there are some things that grate on me, and the misuse of words is one of them, and I admit that sometimes I have been guilty of this myself! However in order to strive for something reminiscent of perfection I am always … Continue reading B|t|B : My top 10 commonly misused words
Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, Today we are looking at some of my least favourite fantasy tropes that appear in literature. Let me know if you agree with me or if there are others that you feel fit the bill better! A literary trope is the use of figurative language, via word, phrase … Continue reading B|t|B: What are your worst Fantasy Tropes?
Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, Today we are having a brief discussion with Gemma Hurley about her creative experiences, achievements and the overall effect that Lockdown has has had on her creative process. So without any further waffle from me lets get right down to the interview! 1, Hi Gemma, can you please … Continue reading B|t|B – The Lockdown Effect – A ‘Host’ of Horrors, an interview with Gemma Hurley
Hello my fellow wordsmith and page turners, Lockdown has been difficult for most of us, we have all been holed up in our houses and flats doing our best impressions of our pets longingly looking out the window waiting for their master/mistresses to come home so that they can go outside. New content on television … Continue reading B|t|B: The Lockdown Effect – Projects Projects Projects – Whats been going on during Lockdown!
Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, Today we are having a brief discussion with a returning author Mr Nick Quantrill, those of you with a good memory will remember him from a Crime writing panel that I covered back in 2015. However this time we will be talking about his creative experiences, and achievements … Continue reading B|t|B : The Lockdown Effect -From Pages to ‘Plender’ an interview with Nick Quantrill
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?