Tag Archives: Book

The 52 Book Challenge: Introduction

Happy 2016 to all of my loyal followers. Instead of posting about how I’ve been here, I’ve instead donated that post to Verbal Remedy in response to their Mental Health Month. So if you’ve been wondering how I am, you … Continue reading

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Update from Wonderland: April Edition

It’s Easter! A time of rebirth and chocolate! And an excuse to watch Rise of the Guardians, a movie which deserves a lot more credit and attention than it got. I don’t have many plans for the Easter break. It’s … Continue reading

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The Swan Princess; or, Getting Published

At the end of this post is one of my published pieces, as requested. Though I am not sure why it was requested, here it is. I have been published twice in my life: once in an anthology and the … Continue reading

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Update from Wonderland: September Edition

I am very sorry about my radio silence over the past month. My laptop is having some serious issues with my favourite sites. It wouldn’t even let me tweet. But whatever meltdown my laptop was having, it seems to have … Continue reading

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The 5 Best Bookshops in the North-East of England

Belle is the featured image for this post for one very good reason. For all things literary, she is my spirit animal. Since I’m always buying new books or talking about old favourites, a few people have asked me what … Continue reading

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Bambi in Bondage: Smith’s Look at the Readers of 50 Shades

When is bad literature considered good? When it’s a best-seller. You’ll be lucky to find someone who hasn’t heard of 50 Shades of Grey. In August 2012, there were over 1000 related stories in the British press, and this week … Continue reading

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