Run a quick search through your favourite search engine and you will find thousands upon thousands of articles listing The Top X Books of All Time Ever or X of the Worst Books Not Worth the Paper They’re Printed On. They come in a crazy variety of categories including (but not limited to) Thriller, Romance, … More Five Books That Shaped Me As A Writer
He was an excellent speaker, unobtrusive but captivating. He did not flog us ten easy steps to getting published, nor did he attempt to dazzle us with eloquent yet empty verbosity. The man spoke simply and humbly and said just this:
Write what you know. … More William Feinnes, The Snow Geese, and Why I’ll Never Be Tolkien
The following is a chapter from a currently nameless fictional piece in progress simply because I’ve written about three pieces this week and don’t feel too happy publishing any of them. So here’s a dose of fiction for a change. It’s only the first draft so don’t get too excited but I hope you enjoy … More A Chapter For A Change…
Hi guys! Before I give you this week’s photo, I’d like to share a few lines of Keats. I found a paperback of his complete works for four quid in the bookshop so I picked it up, being painfully aware of how little literature I read. So the poems of Keats have been my holiday … More Colours
Hi guys! I just wanted to say I’ll leave it to your capable imaginations which one was me at eleven o’clock when my brother came home with a bunch of friends -_- Nevertheless it was an alright New Year. Hope you all enjoyed it. And remember it. The past year has been a hard one … More Happy New Year!
Hi guys! It’s so strange being back at college after all this time but I’m happy to see some of the faces. Shame about the exams though 😉 For all of you that may be at that stage, I’m wishing you the best. You are excused this week since you’ll be sick of essays and … More Writing Challenge – Week 47
Hi guys! It’s been a while since I posted anything other than the writing challenges so on the subject of literature, I thought I’d share my top ten books with you. There’s no particular order but they should all be on your Christmas list and if you’ve read them, go read them again. 10. Inkheart – … More Ten Worlds You Need to Visit