NB: Apologies for the vagueness when talking about titles (or not) of accounts that I did or did not enjoy. … Continue Reading Book review: Scratch: Writers, money, and the art of making a living
I recently read a blog post entitled ‘Do you ever get stuck in a rut?’ and I realised that yes, … Continue Reading Yes, I am in a rut, and I am not sure why.
A research seminar at Bath Spa University, chaired by Maggie Gee (who also spoke at the Past, Present, and Future … Continue Reading Empathy at work: Empathy and reading and writing.
Huge Thank you to Ambient Literature, Bath Spa, and everyone else involved who made this talk possible. I have never … Continue Reading The past, present, and future of reading.
Originally published in the Bridport News. I wrote for them, once a week, as a guest columnist. Books are beginning to find their place online. Whilst this allows exploration of new genres and new authors in the reassurance of reviews and ratings … Continue Reading The Goodreads effect: Competitive reading?
Last Saturday I had the best day. It was fun, it was exciting, it was inspiring, it was exhausting, it was great. Last Saturday I attended Bath Children’s Literature Festival. It was a complete fluke that I went; I didn’t … Continue Reading Book Haul: Bath Children’s Literature Festival
It’s is so typical; I go with undue confidence onto social media and exclaim with great enthusiasm ‘go and check out my blog, new posts every weekend’, and then, as I should have predicted, I miss two of my self-given … Continue Reading Life update: University
Originally published in the Bridport News. I wrote for them, once a week, as a guest columnist. My mum and I are similar in many ways. However, my buying of books as often as I do is not something we agree on. … Continue Reading Treat them just like old friends.
Title: Under rose-tainted skies Author: Louise Gornall Publication: July 2016 by Chicken House Ltd Tempted by glowing reviews on Goodreads, … Continue Reading Book Review: Under rose-tainted skies.
Originally published in the Bridport News. I write for them, each week, as a guest columnist. Authors possess an incredible … Continue Reading The magic authors can conjure up.
(Picture credit) It should come as no surprise that I love books, after all, this is a book blog, but there are some that hold an extra special place in my heart. With that in mind and after finding and adoring … Continue Reading The books that made me.
This summer has, inadvertently, become about focus and goals. I have had the chance to take on some amazing experiences which have been fantastic in their own right, but have also provided me with something I wasn’t expecting and definitely … Continue Reading Inspired.