books

Book Haul and Un-Haul

NaNoWriMo is going excellently for me. Shows what difference planning ahead does but it's especially surprising considering how often I've been distracted by the Youtube video of Queen's Live Aid set in the last week (all because of Bohemian Rhapsody). In fact, I've written enough to take a little break from writing today and do… Continue reading Book Haul and Un-Haul

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Book Tags, Six For Sunday

#SixforSunday 28th October 2018

If you like the look of this, click here for the whole list of prompts at alittlebutalot 28th October 2018 – Books you wish you’d had as a teen The Morganville Vampires by Rachel Caine – Why did I not discover these until I was an adult? There are better vampire books than Twilight out… Continue reading #SixforSunday 28th October 2018

Novels, On Writing, Reviews, Vampire Novels, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (19.03.2017) – Of No Distractions and Lots of Words

Currently reading: Angel of Storms by Trudi Canavan (one of my favourite authors) Fortnightly Fiction Word Count: 14927 Fortnightly Review Word Count: 1993 As you've probably noticed, I didn't make a weekly update last week. That was because I was on holiday at that time and decided that I was going to use that time as a… Continue reading Weekly Update (19.03.2017) – Of No Distractions and Lots of Words

Reviews, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update: (12.02.2017) Of Reviews and Strictly

Currently (re)reading: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova Weekly Word Count: 3555 Review Word Count: 2547 My main achievement this week is getting my review of Feast of Fools done. The first draft is done and, when the time comes, I'll polish it before it's published. It's nice to feel that I have a review waiting… Continue reading Weekly Update: (12.02.2017) Of Reviews and Strictly

Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (29.01.2017)

Currently reading: Angels of Music by Kim Newman Weekly Word Count: 4055 My word count keeps getting higher and higher. I'm rather proud of myself for that. I'm on the hundredth page of my fourth draft of my manuscript now and, once I've got through another scene, I'll be going away from rewriting and into… Continue reading Weekly Update (29.01.2017)

Reviews, Vampire Novels

Glass Houses

This one's another charity shop find but, this time around, I'm glad I picked it up. A very good meal for the CROWS indeed. Here's an extract: 'Character Claire Danvers is an ordinary girl done right. For a start, she isn’t an ordinary girl. She’s a smart girl who got the best grades to get away… Continue reading Glass Houses