Watching THE SWITCHING HOUR Being Printed!

It has been a few weeks since I had the wonderful experience of seeing my book being printed, so I thought I’d share it on here (now that I’ve calmed down and can collect some of my thoughts into a post!) I had been looking forward to the day for MONTHS. It felt like suchContinue reading “Watching THE SWITCHING HOUR Being Printed!”

Books to give you Nightmares

I love reading most genres from sci-fi and fantasy to chick lit and non-fiction. However, there is one genre that I have to indulge in with caution. Reading horror, such as Stephen King or H.P. Lovecraft always makes me a nervous wreck but I can’t resist the spine tingling books. At the moment, I’m readingContinue reading “Books to give you Nightmares”

The Natural Sleep Remedy

  I have recently started reading before bed, instead of watching TV or scrolling through the internet on my tablet. I started the New Year with a string of disrupted night’s sleep with fleeting nightmares that woke me up every few hours. I knew that this was triggered by watching too many late night filmsContinue reading “The Natural Sleep Remedy”

Time is never wasted on a book

I never feel like I am wasting my time when I am reading. I can sometimes feel like I am creating ‘dead time’ by browsing social media, internet window shopping and watching another boring program on TV, just because I have nothing better to do. But when I read, I feel like I am gainingContinue reading “Time is never wasted on a book”

Sense of Community

I have always thought writing to be a lonely career. I envisioned great writers to be social pariahs, shunning social events for their craft.  I imagined them scribbling away all hours of the day and night at desks in dusty rooms filled with books. But while this may be the case for some, many famousContinue reading “Sense of Community”

The Great Book Challenge

  http://www.listchallenges.com/kaunismina-bbc-6-books-challenge I came across this list (plus a few similar) a few months ago and it was interesting to see it floating around on social media. Everyone started trying to out do each other by getting a higher ‘score’ and it became a competition to see who had read the most books. I wondered how many people wereContinue reading “The Great Book Challenge”