Guest Post: Writer Angst 101 – Continuity – Richard Parry

I’m really looking forward to today’s guest post and am thrilled to be able to share it with you all! Author, Richard Parry has popped by to give us a sneak peak into the writing process... specifically, the problem of continuity. First, let’s have a little look at his new Splintered Land series… Knight Adept … Continue reading Guest Post: Writer Angst 101 – Continuity – Richard Parry

Guest Post: Twelve YouTube Channels For Writers – Iván Brave, author of They Lived They Were At Brighton Beach

  I have a lovely treat for all of my writer-readers today!  Iván Brave, author of The Summer Abroad and They Lived They Were At Brighton Beach has kindly dropped by to share a post with us about his top YouTube channels for writers. First, let's have a quick look at his latest book...   Blurb:  Amid … Continue reading Guest Post: Twelve YouTube Channels For Writers – Iván Brave, author of They Lived They Were At Brighton Beach

Guest Post: Roy Huff – The role of fiction?

I'm really looking forward to today's guest post and am thrilled to be able to share it with you all! Author, Roy Huff has pondered the question of whether fiction should reflect current issues, or offer an escape, and has kindly agreed to share his thoughts on the subject with us. First, let's have a … Continue reading Guest Post: Roy Huff – The role of fiction?

Kindle Paperwhite Giveaway, courtesy of D.W. Richards!

  I have a special treat for you all today: author D. W. Richards is running a giveaway for a Kindle Paperwhite 8GB! Find the details and the link for entry below:   Enter to WIN a Kindle Paperwhite 8GB! In honour of Father’s Day, Sunday June 21, 2020   The thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite … Continue reading Kindle Paperwhite Giveaway, courtesy of D.W. Richards!

Guest Post: The Colour of Mermaids – Catherine Curzon & Eleanor Harkstead

  Today I am honoured to be hosting a guest post by the author Eleanor Harkstead, to celebrate the launch of her latest book with co-author Catherine Curzon, The Colour of Mermaids.   First, here is the book!   Blurb:   When artist Eva Catesby is invited to an exhibition in honour of art world enfant terrible … Continue reading Guest Post: The Colour of Mermaids – Catherine Curzon & Eleanor Harkstead

Promo post: The Empties – Kristen Gorlitz

  If you fancy some gruesome cannibalistic horror then I have a tasty treat for you today! Author Kristen Gorlitz has contacted me to let me know that the Kickstarter for her horror graphic novel, The Empties, is already underway, but if any of my readers would like a grisly taster then she has kindly … Continue reading Promo post: The Empties – Kristen Gorlitz

Q&A with Matt Ferraz – The Horse and Mr Hyde

  I have a review coming up for this short story, but was lucky enough to get the opportunity to put a few questions to author Matt Ferraz about writing, reading and his stories. Here's what he had to say...!   As a writer: Do you have any writing quirks / odd writing habits? I’m … Continue reading Q&A with Matt Ferraz – The Horse and Mr Hyde

#Pondathon side quest – Varian’s Guilt

  Varian's Guilt side quest for the #Pondathon requires me to post about a book that got me through hard times. It's not one individual book, but as a child with undiagnosed ASD and OCD, I found tremendous comfort in collecting, reading and re-reading series books. This started with Colin Dann's Animals of Farthing Wood … Continue reading #Pondathon side quest – Varian’s Guilt

Pondathon fun and a personal update

  The current Pondathon side quest is to write a Haiku or short poem about your favourite book, so I've got that coming up for you, but first I just wanted to update you a little bit on what's been going on with me. You may or may not have already gathered that I suffer … Continue reading Pondathon fun and a personal update

#Pondathon Progress!

  For someone new to the Pondathon I have thrown myself in wholeheartedly and, with 2,609 pages read already, I am pretty sure that Team Xiaolong was the perfect fit for me! So far I have read:   The Other Bennet Sister - Janice Hadlow Blurb:  For fans of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Janice Hadlow's The … Continue reading #Pondathon Progress!