Just For Fun: Shakespearean Insult Generator

April is the month of The Bard, especially since he lived and died on the same day (April 23rd). So, how literary were you last month?? Hmmmm?? Well, don’t worry if your wordcount is low and your TBR is high as the end of the month approaches … You could revisit some of Shakespeare’s works…

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BEST OF 3: Niraj Kapur, Author, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur

BEST OF 3: Niraj Kapur, Author, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur

In 2010, I had a mid-life crisis after I lost my job in the recession and couldn’t pay the bills. After months of struggling, feeling sorry for myself and failing to improve, I thankfully discovered personal development. Wandering through WH Smith newsagents, too embarrassed to venture into the self-help section, a magazine called SUCCESS caught…

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My Favourite Themes in Fiction By Karen King, Author

Many thanks to my fellow Littwitz Press author Karen King today, who is sharing some of her favourite themes in fiction! I always find it fascinating to see how authors’ favourite reading material influences their writing. Enjoy! I’ve written for many different genres and like to read books in a variety of genres too. Humour…

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Game Over for READY PLAYER ONE – Which is Better?

Game Over for READY PLAYER ONE – Which is Better?

The Book So, READY PLAYER ONE has got everything that ticks all my boxes: a teen hero and his rag-tag bunch of friends; a shadowy evil corporate cabal; dystopian real world; even giant robots! And there ARE some flashes of brilliance that I really liked: the idea of The Stacks (trailers on top of one…

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BEST OF 3 – Kidlit Faves From Alun Davies, Author

1) The Billy Bunter series by Charles Hamilton The first book, indeed set of books, I remember reading at the Library in Ebbw Vale was The Billy Bunter series. Every Saturday morning I sat near the window overlooking the High Street reading Chapter after Chapter. It was the first time I ever recall laughing out…

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Wee Girl Reviews: The Dog Ate My Homework

Wee Girl Reviews Emmeline, aka ‘Wee Girl (2)’ is 6 years old and a tiny book blogger. She has been enjoying playing in the recent snow A LOT! Emmeline is a reluctant reader, so I’m happy to partner with AuthorRight for ‘Wee Girl Reviews’. In this feature on the blog, we will read picture books together,…

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The Dark Side of Social Media in THE OTHER TWIN

Something a little different today … Here’s an interview I did with the awesomely prolific Rachel Amphlett, author of the Kay Hunter Series (amongst others!). Make sure you check her books out. Over to you, Rachel! 1) Like me, you’re a huge fan of thrillers. What attracted you to writing in the crime/thriller genre? Was…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: Which Castle Is Captured Best?

The Book Somehow, this book had passed me by – I’d actually thought I’d read it for years, but turns out I had mixed it up with Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived In The Castle! But I love British fiction set in rural England, in castles and with large (mad) families, so I Capture…

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