Ruby Wax & friends

At last year's Hay Festival, Ruby Wax was speaking about her new book "How to Be Human: The Manual" and she brought with her "a Neuroscientist and a Monk" as they are dubbed on her front cover. I took notes in every other session I attended at the Festival, intending to turn each one into... Continue Reading →

The next generation of readers

Where are they coming from? Can we just rely on the never-ending availability of wonderful inspiring books to ensure this next generation? Well, of course, it helps and the array of books for children is totally and utterly A M A Z I N G. But how do we adults (be that family, friend or... Continue Reading →

Black history month

Now, despite my massively out of control TBR pile, my head can get easily turned by the idea of reading books set by a challenge, or to a particular theme, so when I noticed a number of articles about Black History month early this year, I'd every intention of reading at least a couple with... Continue Reading →

#IWSG : sex scenes – hot or horrid?

The Insecure Writers Support Group is a marvellous group set up by Alex Cavanagh. On the first Wednesday of every month, members post thoughts, fears or words of encouragement for fellow writers. The link above takes you to details about the group and how to join. You'll also find a list of bloggers signed up... Continue Reading →

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