C. J. Tudor – The Chalk Man and The Taking of Annie Thorne | Review

C. J. Tudor – The Chalk Man and The Taking of Annie Thorne | Review

You win, C. J. Tudor. For the first time in a while, I have had to put the book down, because it is creeping me out too much. In fact I could only put it down for ten minutes, because it would be worse not finishing, and not knowing whether the monsters in these stories [...]

What ‘Before the Coffee Gets Cold’ has taught me about writing.

What ‘Before the Coffee Gets Cold’ has taught me about writing.

Wow. Even after hearing so many positive reviews for ‘Before the Coffee Gets Cold’ it still managed to excel my expectations. I absolutely loved it. To the point I am already thinking it could be one of my favourites this year (a bold statement for being only three months in!). I knew when I bought [...]

A Haiku

We're oceans apart. Between us waves are breaking, And so is my heart. I wrote a version of this poem in a notebook two years ago, completely forgetting about it until I fell upon the same notebook a few weeks ago. When I saw it I was pleasantly surprised. I realised I could change the [...]

Things to Fall in Love with

A list. For when I need a reminder that falling in love isn't reserved for relationships. Walking through a foreign town where no one knows your nameFinding shops full of beautiful clutterArt and books and photosThe memories they replay for usCoffee anytime of the dayLoving your friends, forgiving your foes, and complimenting strangers Telling family [...]