BOOK VERSUS FILM: The One by John Marrs

BOOK VERSUS FILM: The One by John Marrs

Book Versus Film … Or TV Series! In 2019, I read a romance/thriller with a sci-fi element. Romance and thriller are separately two of my favorite genres. Since I pick novels according to the plot, the concept of John Marrs’ bestseller The One (published in 2016) fascinated me. I was thrilled that Netflix adapted this…

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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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How to Edit Your Novel’s Structure

How to Edit Your Novel’s Structure

Editing Your Novel’s Structure By Bethany A. Tucker Today I have a review for the above book. I’m both an author and a script editor myself, so I am always interested in reading non fiction about the process. No writer is too experienced to learn something new, plus it can be incredibly useful to offer…

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Did 2020 Change YOUR Reading Habits?

Did 2020 Change YOUR Reading Habits?

How did you spend your free time in 2020? 2020 has meant a lot of free time for many people … or no free time at all! My year has fallen into the latter category, but what of the rest of you? Because of coronavirus, many people spent a lot more time at home. Some…

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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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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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Top 10 Feel Good Non Fiction Books

Top 10 Feel Good Non Fiction Books

When you think of the word “winter”, cozy sweaters, patchwork quilts, and hot chocolate are what probably comes to mind. But to a lot of people, winter is associated with Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. Whether you’re a millennial bookworm or a hardcover-loving baby boomer, you cannot deny the comfort of a heartwarming feel-good book….

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Top 10 Books That Changed Our World

Top 10 Books That Changed Our World

Favourite Books We all have our favorite books and novels, but every once in awhile, we come across a book that boasts a strong, lasting impact on society. This happens for a couple of reasons. Maybe the story wins several awards, a huge fan base in involved, history comes to life, or the book generates…

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Banned Books: Is Your Favourite On The List?

Banned Books: Is Your Favourite On The List?

It’s Banned Books Week Books have been seen as dangerous since we first started writing them. And in 2019, governments around the world continue to censor them. From American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis (Australia) to The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa (Cuba) to all works by political activist Liu Xiaobo in China, including…

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