Monthly Archives: May 2013

Can a fiction book (series) make you want more, and more, and more…? Installment 10 of the Can a fiction book make you…mini series – an homage to MC Beaton

MC Hammer was great, wasn’t he? Back in the Eighties, with his baggie trousers that made him appear like a Gene on speed. Well, MC Beaton is, oh sooo much better.  I’m talking ‘addictive’ better, not ‘just guilty pleasures’ better; … Continue reading

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Can a book make you think: Who needs a writing course when you’ve got a cat? A lesson from Bulgakov – Installment 9 of the ‘Can a book make you…?’ mini series

Remember Behemot? The big, black cat in The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov? I do, even though I read the book as a teenager and a good few years have passed, how many I will not reveal, because real ladies … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness for imaginary friends!

I’ve finished my tween novel – have I mentioned this? Oh, did I? What! You mean I can’t even brag a little in my own blog! Anywho, I’ve finished this novel, and I’ve got NO.BO.DY to bore about this, except … Continue reading

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Hello bloggers! It’s nice to be back!

Forced exiles are the best, EVER. I left this wonderful world of books and reading advice to finish off my book –  popping in every now and again just to check out on the latest gossip, but this doesn’t count. The day I decided to … Continue reading

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