Getting To Grips With Networking As A Writer

Getting To Grips With Networking As A Writer

Networking Mistakes As well as being an author myself, I work with writers. This means I see A LOT of writers making the same old mistakes when it comes to networking, especially on social media. Many writers believe in ‘book spam’ – dropping multiple links without care in Facebook groups, copying and pasting the same…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Warriors – Fight to The Death

BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Warriors – Fight to The Death

All About The Warriors In my youth I was completely oblivious to the fact that creative types would adapt movies from books, so when I discovered that The Warriors was originally a novel, I had to read it right away. The movie adaptation was instrumental to me creating my own novel, The Big Smoke. The…

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INFOGRAPHIC – 20 Celebrities Share Their Bookshelves

Celeb Reads When it comes to book recommendations, your first point of call may not always be celebrities. However, celebrities aren’t just promoting skincare products on social media or teaching their craft on MasterClass, they also frequently share their favorite recent reads. Turns out their reading lists are actually as interesting and diverse as any…

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Top 5 Dystopias You Need To Read Right Now

Top 5 Dystopias You Need To Read Right Now

As long-time readers of this blog know, I LOVE dystopian fiction! So I’m delighted to welcome author Rachel McClean to share her top 5 as part of her blog tour. Check out Rachel’s picks and her novel, Unborn, at the bottom of the post. Enjoy! 1) The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood I read this…

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If You Love Science Fiction, Check Out This Infographic

If You Love Science Fiction, Check Out This Infographic

Best Science Fiction EVER Science fiction takes us to whole new worlds, makes us question our own reality, and gets us excited (or in some cases terrified) for the future. So, with thousands of science fiction books out there, which ones are worth your time? Thankfully, Global English Editing has narrowed down the search by…

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7 Great Utopian Books We Should All Be Reading

7 Great Utopian Books We Should All Be Reading

Utopian literature is a wonderful, rich genre full of inspiring books that can greatly benefit the reader. The following seven titles are just a sample of what the genre has to offer – from romances to philosophic treaties, Utopian books are an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction, essay and novel. The genre has spanned…

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Review – Writing Fiction by James Essinger

Review – Writing Fiction by James Essinger

My Review WRITING FICTION: A USER-FRIENDLY GUIDE is a fun book about the writing of novels. It is laid out in accessible and straightforward way, taking its reader from considerations like ‘What is fiction, anyway?’ through to stuff like characters, plotting, language use and show versus tell. The book also covers some considerations about editing…

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Two-Faced: Powerful Theme In THE OTHER TWIN

Two-Faced: Powerful Theme In THE OTHER TWIN

All About Theme I’m delighted to announce my debut crime novel, The Other Twin, has been selected as one of 9 Harrowing Thrillers with a Twist Of Family Drama by Wiki Ezvid, the world’s first video Wiki! It’s a real honour to appear in this round-up, since ‘harrowing family drama’ is EXACTLY the theme I…

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My Year In Books: 68 Fantastic Reads!

My Year In Books: 68 Fantastic Reads!

My Goodreads Challenge A bit later than last year, I thought I would post My Year In Books! For the last few years I have been keeping track of my progress via Goodreads, so 2018 was no exception. Whilst 2017 was my year of championing diverse books and writers, I thought I would be less…

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