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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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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7 Useful Tools For Book Lovers

Reading seems like a fairly straightforward process. After all, we’ve been doing it for thousands of years. We just don’t read the same way we used to – books are everywhere, and they come in many different formats. Digital books and audiobooks changed the game. It’s easier to be an author than it ever was,…

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7 Brilliant Benefits Of Being A Voracious Reader

As inhabitants of a modern world we read hundreds of text messages, emails and trashy articles on our phones every day. We can sit through a TV box set in one evening and play video games to our hearts’ content. But when was the last time we sat down with a good book? If you’re only…

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My Top 10 Reading And Writing Products

The third novel in Marianne Delacourt’s series of paranormal crime novels about unorthodox PI Tara Sharp, ‘Too Sharp’, launched last week. The novel is available from all online retailers, including Twelfth Planet Press and Amazon. Readers new to Delacourt’s Tara Sharp series can spark their addiction with ‘Sharp Shooter’, the ebook of which is available…

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Take This Killer Quiz On Books And Literature

We love reading quizzes I couldn’t resist this one I found on QuizFactor! Combining questions on classic fiction, writers, stories and even etymology, this quiz is VERY comprehensive … and worst of all, it times you as well!!! There’s no less than TEN levels to battle your way through … And you need at least…

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INFOGRAPHIC – DNA of a Successful Book

This infographic is FASCINATING! There’s lots here about reading habits I would never have guessed … such as books with a female protagonist are more likely to become to bestsellers. I would have bet actual £££ it would have been the opposite. I also found it really interesting that most readers read for such small…

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Top 5 Quotes For Creating Your Own Dystopian World

I love this from the unstoppable Hina Malik, who’s providing some great writing insights – not just for authors, but us readers who love dystopian worlds so much. Thanks Hina! 1) “The life where nothing was ever unexpected. Or inconvenient. Or unusual. The life without colour, pain or past.”― Lois Lowry, The Giver Dystopian novels are set…

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