Lists

24 Life Lessons In 24 Years

Life is full of lessons. Some of them we learn early on in our lives whilst others take a certain amount of time, a varied amount of experiences or many mistakes to accomplish. During my twenty-four years of life I have realised that there is still so much to learn about this crazy thing we… Continue reading 24 Life Lessons In 24 Years

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Writer's Life

Writers Write

There is nothing more frustrating for a writer than a blank page. For the last few months there has been a lot of blank pages. I have made no progress with any of my writing projects. I haven't settled on an idea yet for a novel, I'm not writing poetry or short stories. I'm struggling… Continue reading Writers Write

Writer's Life

The Muse Has Returned

For a while now I have been leaving my novel alone, not intentionally of course. I've been avoiding writing all together. I don't know why I do it. I love to write. I feel better when I write. I ignore my compulsion to write. Why do I depriving myself of it? I've figured something out… Continue reading The Muse Has Returned

Book Reviews

‘The Naughty Girls Book Club’ By Sophie Hart Book Review

I have never warmed to erotic fiction and I definitely didn't join in with the fifty shades of grey phenomenon so when I heard that The Naughty Girls Book Club was put in that category, I almost didn't read it. However, I gave it a chance and it's proof that you shouldn't judge a book… Continue reading ‘The Naughty Girls Book Club’ By Sophie Hart Book Review

Book Reviews

‘Shadowing The Sun’ By Lily Dunn Book Review

A gripping, dark novel about betrayal, sexuality and the loss of innocence. Shadowing The Sun has dark beautiful prose, unusual characters and a gripping storyline. Dunn is an excellent writer and I will definitely be reading more of her work. As an avid reader, I read a lot of books and only a few books… Continue reading ‘Shadowing The Sun’ By Lily Dunn Book Review

Book Reviews

‘The Weight Of Silence’ By Heather Gudenkauf Book Review

The Weight of Silence By Heather Gudenkauf MIRA Books (2009) 373 pages 'A thrilling novel filled with lyrical prose and heart wrenching plot twists.' RATING - 4.5/5 stars Seven-year-old Calli Clark is sweet, gentle, a dreamer who suffers from selective mutism brought on by tragedy that pulled her deep into silence as a toddler. Calli’s… Continue reading ‘The Weight Of Silence’ By Heather Gudenkauf Book Review

Writer's Life

A Change In Direction Or Just A Distraction?

I know I haven't posted in a while so here we go. First of all, I've made some progress with my book! I've finished the first draft of my prologue and started the first six pages of my first chapter but I've realised recently, that I don't really have the ambition, the fire in my… Continue reading A Change In Direction Or Just A Distraction?

Book Reviews

‘Norwegian Wood’ Book Review

When I first looked at this book, I assumed that the book was going to be dark and depressive by looking at the front cover. I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I didn't expect the romance, the humor and the different turns of events that occured in the plot. The story focuses on loss… Continue reading ‘Norwegian Wood’ Book Review

Reviews

‘The Hunger Games’ Film Review

I went to the cinema today to watch 'The Hunger Games.' I saw the trailer  about a month ago and I had already heard a few of the songs on the soundtrack. I don't really know what my expectations of this film were but they were definatley exceeded. I loved the film because the storyline… Continue reading ‘The Hunger Games’ Film Review

Book Reviews

‘The Lucky One’ Nicholas Sparks Book Review

The second I finished The Lucky One I knew that Nicholas Sparks had created the perfect romantic story again. I have to admit I have a big addiction to romance novels like these... Stories that can pluck at your heart strings and bring tears to your eyes.  The Lucky one wasn't the saddest of the… Continue reading ‘The Lucky One’ Nicholas Sparks Book Review