Current TBR List

Before book blogging, I wasn't moving so avidly from book to book. I never really thought about what I would be reading ahead of the book I was already in. Now I will usually have a small pile of books I'm working through. It grows and shrinks rhythmically. I really enjoyed reading Purple Manatees recent [...]

How to Keep Writing

Being a writer is often romanticised to mean constant cups of coffee, a gentle and inspiring soul, surrounded by books, a freelance schedule, a casual style. But one thing it is not romanticised to be is writing. Hours hunched over words. The work is hard and long and rarely thought of when holding it's final product. [...]

Bookshops and Coffee

This month we had Valentines, so I was inspired to talk about two of my favourite loves. As you can tell from the title, it's Bookshops and Coffee. Coincidently, both go together well too! A love of coffee is difficult to explain. When I hear people say 'nobody really likes it, they just get used [...]

Voices in my Head

Voices in my Head

I find a lot of things difficult to explain about my personal writing. Questions such as, where do you find the inspiration? What do you write about? Why is it always  depressing topics? Sometimes I wonder whether my lacking ability to answer has lead most people to believe I can't write at all. Recently I [...]