BOOK LOVE: My Crime Fiction Faves With Male Leads

I recently took part in THE Book Club’s 20/20 Blogger Event on Facebook. 20 bloggers shared their all-time favourites – and I was lucky enough to get picked for crime! Luckily we were notified quite a few months in advance … and I really needed it! I had about 75 books on my list to start…

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Top 10 Awesome Books That Influenced Me As A Writer

I recently took part in THE Book Club’s ‘What Writers Read’ Event on Facebook (still ongoing, until Dec 9th!) and it was quite the eye-opener! It’s fascinating to see what my fellow authors and favourite writers love to read. We must have the best job in the world … As an author, freelance writer and script editor…

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Why I Love The Female Characters In The 100

With the end of Dystopian November in sight, I thought I’d repost this great insight into the female characters on The 100 from Shauna, who works on the show. The 100 is a CW show that’s an adaptation of the Kass Morgan books. Whilst notably different from their source material, what’s interesting is the unusual…

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Which Dystopian World Do YOU Belong In? (Quiz)

So, if you’re wondering which dystopian world YOU belong in … wonder no more and TAKE THIS TEST.  (Of course some would argue we already live in a dystopia, but that’s by the by!). I was convinced I would get Divergent, but I ended up with The Giver by Lois Lowry. It’s not a book…

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Top 10 Deplorable Dystopian Worlds

Many thanks to Emma Pullar, who’s done a BRILLIANT and in-depth rundown of the top 10 dystopian worlds you simply must read if you want to really chuck yourself in the deep end of this fab genre. Enjoy! I often read blogs where people have insisted ‘dystopia is dead’ or the dystopian trend has passed….

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BOOK Love – 5 Reasons To Love Riddley Walker by Phil Williams

Riddley Walker finds an iron-age civilisation rebuilding a world ravaged by nuclear war, with the titular hero scavenging technology from a forgotten time. Confused interpretations of the past give the new world its superstitions, religion and a great threat in the form of an ancient weapon. Outcast from his community, Riddley must single-handedly take on…

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