Writer’s Desk: Rewriting Diaries One

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When I decided that I would completely rewrite my novel Twisted Fates, I felt a little sick. I know 100% that it is the right decision but I also know it is going to be a massive undertaking. Writing a book is always a big undertaking.

Looking back over the novel I wrote at 16, I can easily see what needs to change. I was told that the original chapter one wasn’t a great introduction to the story and I had never worked out how to fix it until now. (more…)

Goodreads Reading Challenge 2017

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I love the Goodreads Reading Challenge. It’s fun and motivates me to try and read more each year, but it also makes me feel a nice level of guilt whenever I fail to reach my goal. So this year, I’m lowering my goal substantially.

I only want to read 20 books in 2018 and here’s why.

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Writer’s Desk: The Witches of Belle River, Chapter One.

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I want to share an excerpt from my current WIP, The Witches of Belle River (or TWOBR if I’m feeling lazy).

This book is my darling child at the moment and holds a lot of potential and possibility in its word doc. I’ve been working so hard on this novel and I’m really happy with some recent changes I’ve made.

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REVIEW: Before The Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray

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**I strive to avoid spoilers in my reviews but sometimes they can slip in without me realising. Please be warned that if you read the full review there may be small spoilers for the book. Thank you**

Today’s review is for ‘Before the Devil Breaks You’ by Libba Bray! It’s the third book in her ‘Diviners’ Series. Sorry, I haven’t posted a review for book two, I never got around to writing it! But anyway, book three is a strong continuation of this series and it had me on the edge of my seat the entire time. (more…)

REVIEW: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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Today I’m reviewing ‘Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe’ by Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

For so long I’ve seen this book circulating on Tumblr and Goodreads, it’s so popular and well loved and I after reading it, I can really appreciate why!

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