The Writer and the Rake by Shehanne Moore My rating: 5 of 5 stars I love a bit of time travel romance, so I was looking forward to falling into this story and discovering how the two main characters would stumble across each other – […]
“It looks like a spider dipped its boots in an inkwell and ran all over the page.” So, I’m curious. As a fellow creative, is your handwriting an illegible mess, or do you take your time perfecting the curls and flicks of your letters and […]
A short fiction piece, for anyone who has ever struggled to find their place in the world.
Corfe Castle is as its name suggests; a castle nestled high on the hill in the village it dominates and lends its title to. As a child, on our way to Studland Bay, I’d gaze wistfully at its majestic beauty, my forehead pressed up against […]
How to REALLY overcome Writer’s Block (you’re doing it wrong). Yes – you really can take control.
What’s your favourite type of story? I’m keen to start a new project… But I want to put it out there, and into YOUR hands, as the potential reader. What do you like it read? What kind of conflict do you like in your stories? […]
The Sicilian’s Unexpected Duty by Michelle Smart My rating: 5 of 5 stars When innocent Cara Delaney spent a wild weekend with sexy Sicilian Pepe Mastrangelo, she definitely got more than she bargained for. Not only did he leave her high and dry without so […]
I received my second (novel) rejection earlier this week, and it felt like I’d been steamrollered. I have come to realise that a rejection can easily be likened to the five stages of a bereavement or break-up. Because, like it or not, you will go […]
I decided to take a day off today. I never stop. Never. Never get a day off. Never get to just impulsively hop in my car and disappear for the day. Not without intricate planning. That is a luxury pre-parenthood. Because, let’s face it, once […]
The Dragon Legacy by Jane Hunt My rating: 4 of 5 stars I don’t normally read books which travel into the realms of fantasy, unless it’s something to do with vampires, preferring instead to be transported by film or television. So when I read The […]