I read some wonderful books last year and thought I would share my favourite reads of 2018.
Book Review | Ice Cream for Breakfast by Laura Jane Williams
Ice Cream for Breakfast should be read when most needed, and in delicious, bite-sized chunks – just as you would with your favourite tub of Ben and Jerry's.
Honest Haiku: two
The second in my Honest Haiku series.
Book Review | Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman
Once you get past the frustrating rudeness and complexity of Eleanor Oliphant, you will learn to love her along with this book - which, incidentally, is more than 'completely fine' itself.
Ten in the morning
A short creative writing exercise from Laura Jane Williams' #SRSummerSchool.
Lessons from Laura Jane: what #SRSummerSchool taught me
In July I took part in Laura Jane Williams's first online course, 'Don't be a Writer, be a Storyteller'. Here are a few things I learned along the way...
Honest Haiku: one
The first in my series of Honest Haikus; short snippets of sweet and sour thoughts, in a 5-7-5 formation.
Pocket Review | The Pier Falls by Mark Haddon
I'm reviewing Mark Haddon's collection of short stories in under 500 words. It's Black Mirror in paperback, but should it be on your bookshelf?
Monthly Muses | April 2017
It's been a quiet month on the blog, but I've still got some inspiration to share with you all; from books to beautiful music.
How to write a novel: 30 things I learned from Janet Ellis
Writing is improv on the page, and a good book is bombproof. Wise words and wisdom from author and actress Janet Ellis on novel writing at Stylist Live 2016.