Turn the Page

What makes the reader keep reading after the first page? The first Chapter? What keeps the reader reading when they should go to bed or  when their favourite program comes on TV? I throw my poor characters into the middle of a crisis from page one. I hope the reader will stay long enough to find outContinue reading “Turn the Page”

Literary Easter Eggs

I read Stephen King’s ‘Dolores Claiborne’ straight after ‘Gerald’s Game’ purely by coincidence, without realising the connection between them. So it was a surprise to find the ‘tie ins’ between the books, for example when Dolores shared a telepathic connection with Jessie from Gerald’s Game, once during the solar eclipse and later when Jessie isContinue reading “Literary Easter Eggs”