The Hard Truth About Book Blogging And Social Media

Blogger Bashing So, it’s not been a great few weeks for Book Bloggers. Between various Facebook groups requiring them to file their reviews in designated threads, getting thrown in Twitter jail and certain users even saying book bloggers are NOT ‘real readers’, it’s easy to see why they’ve become despondent with social media of late….

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10 of the Most Shocking Social Media Murders

Killing someone over a blog or social media posting is pure fantasy, right? Think again … In my crime debut for Orenda Books, The Other Twin, my protagonist Poppy discovers her sister India had been writing a blog in the run up to her death by (supposed) suicide. On it, India has detailed a number…

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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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CRIMINALLY GOOD: Interview with author Antti Tuomainen

1) So, who are you & what have you written?  My name is Antti Tuomainen. I’m a Finnish author living in Helsinki, Finland. I’ve published altogether six novels. Three of them have been published in the UK, most recently The Mine. Earlier books are The Healer and Dark As My Heart. My books have been translated…

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How do you handle your TBR pile?

If you are friends with me on Goodreads or follow me on social media such as instagram, you’ll know that like most writers and authors, I LOVE to buy books!! I love a good 99p (or less) deal on Kindle, but my favourite thing to do is buy books from charity shops. As a result…

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