So what makes a good Storyteller? is it their posture, their twinkling eyes, of perhaps the way they project there voice, and roll their R's exuberantly. maybe it's their magnificent beards, or perhaps they have just been touched by the power of words themselves? .. well it is in fact all of these and more!.. … Continue reading B|t|B : What makes a Great Storyteller?
Hello my fellow Bookworms and Page turners! Way back in around April 2014, I came across a Kickstarter that made my eyes go wide in surprise and amazement! Something like this.. What brought on such a reaction?.. well hold onto your butts! because im going to tell you BOOKniture! that's what! The Story of Bookniture … Continue reading B|t|B :It’s Finally Here!: BOOKniture – Furniture Hidden in Books!
Title: Eleven Days Author: Stav Sherez No. of pages: 368 Published: May 2nd 2013 by Faber and Faber Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners. I hope you are enjoying my Crime week! this post we are going to be looking at Eleven days, which is book two the Carrigan and Miller series written expertly by Stav Sherez. … Continue reading B|t|B : Crime Week Book Review : Eleven Days by Stav Sherez
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
Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners, today's post is an interview with Matt Stephens co-founder of Fingerpress and founder of Inkflash the new and innovative VR 3D Book Marketing and Online Bookstore. Inkflash is a huge 3D bookstore that runs within your web browser, this includes, Chrome, IE and Firefox (I checked). Inkflash takes … Continue reading Interview with Publisher & Founder of the Virtual Bookstore & Marketing Tool Inkflash – Matt Stephens
******************Warning Review contains spoilers********************** Series Description Skulduggery Pleasant is Derek Landy's phenomenal 8 book YA series (10 if you include 6.5 & 7.5), the series follows the antics of the two main characters, Stephanie Edgley, a very unusual and darkly talented teen, who just so happens to be one of the only surviving descendants of … Continue reading B|t|B : Book Series Review : Skulduggery Pleasant Series by Derek Landy
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?..
***Warning Review Contains Spoilers*** I couldn't have been more excited when I saw that the BBC was creating a live action series based on the Susanna Clarke novel, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. In my opinion it is a great work of fiction, the novel is an urban fantasy, set in the 1800's during the … Continue reading B|t|B: Book + TV Series Review – Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Today's Interview is my first with an Author, and what a whirlwind of an interview it was. I've never seen such enthusiasm, not since my friend Mark and I discovered Googlewhacking. Beth was everything I could have ever wanted in a interview subject, she was enthusiastic, nice, gracious and as efficient as the Swiss made … Continue reading B|t|B : Interview with Author, Baker and Steampunk Enthusiast, Beth Cato
Being a fan of all things Whovian it seemed it was only a matter of time before I approached Telos Publishing in order to ask for a cheeky interview. Low and behold, to my glee they accepted, and WHO answered, well David J Howe of course, a fellow Doctor Who fanatic, who not only enjoys the show, fandom, memorabilia, … Continue reading B|t|B: Interview with Telos Publishing’s Writer and Co-founder, David J Howe