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- Writing is like cooking
- Living on the street by choice, poetry and blogging - an exclusive interview with blogger This Old Toad
- Shhh, don’t tell my husband!
- The joke is on me! - Installment 2 of the 'Just when you thought this could only happen in fiction' mini series
- Resolutions resolutions, who are we kidding?
- Ode to Bookmarks: the new endengered species?
- I told you so!
- Can a fiction book make you scream: WOW, Haruki Murakami and I are like two peas in a pod! Installment 6 of the Can a fiction book make you...mini series
- Character probing is tricky business
Monthly Archives: November 2012
Tween age boys: what is wrong with fiction? What does Tween mean? Wiki comes to the rescue: “Tween is a blend of the words teen and between. Tweens are “in-between” being a child and a teen”. This usually refers to the age … Continue reading
Can a book make you…feel cold? Instalment 2 of the Can a book make you…series Ever read a book on a hot, summer day and yet felt like snuggling under a duvet? Try reading Miss Smilla’s feeling for snow, by … Continue reading
Dialogues, Glorious Dialogues With Christmas looming I have been picking favourites from The Book People’s web site (www.thebookpeople.org). Looking over my shoulder, my 6 year old was snooping around for goodies from girls’ fiction. We amicably agreed on a number … Continue reading
This post launches a mini series titled: Can a fiction book make you… In this first instalment I am going to focus on food, an obvious passion of many. Fiction is ripe with examples of characters eating, cooking, preparing and…destroying … Continue reading
“Things are what they are, and whatever will be will be”. Besides the captivating title (The hundred year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared) it was the reassuring tone of this line that got me hooked. … Continue reading