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… Read More »Banned Books: Is Your Favourite On The List?
“Non-fiction books are so boring. Who likes to read real stories when there are things like Game of Thrones and all the best sci-fi books?”… Read More »Top 10 Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books
As regular readers of this blog know, I love reading books as much as I love writing them. I also love female characters, which is… Read More »INFOGRAPHIC: Lessons We Learned From Female Literary Characters
Happy Valentine’s Day Maybe you love to celebrate this special day, or perhaps you feel it’s a crass commercial made-up holiday. Me?? I LOVE love,… Read More »Spreading Joy All Over The World: 100 Iconic Love Stories
Gone, But Not Forgotten Many thanks to Rebecca from McGowan Transcriptions who has been in touch with this fascinating infographic, which details the most mentioned… Read More »Writers Of Instagram – Which Famous Author Is The Most Mentioned?
Something a little different today … I have Virginia Heath, author of the King’s Elite books sharing her writing journey today! I am always fascinated… Read More »My Writing Journey: Virginia Heath, historical romance author
Keynote Speech I was invited to give the keynote speech at the City Lit Festival of Writing last weekend – wow! I was honoured… Read More »Why Diversity Matters In 21st Century Writing
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… Read More »BEST OF 3: Niraj Kapur, Author, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur
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!).… Read More »The Dark Side of Social Media in THE OTHER TWIN
I’m super-nosey, so I always love to know what other people are reading – which is why I love Goodreads. Seeing people shelve, read and… Read More »INFOGRAPHIC: A Snapshot Of American Reading Habits
1) So, who are you & what have you written? I’m Richard Dee, I normally write Science Fiction and Steampunk adventures, they have an element… Read More »CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Richard Dee