NaNoWriMo

Preptober – It’s a NaNorific Month!

Hey Everyone, Preptober is upon us! Now if you don't know what Preptober is then I am about to tell you. It refers to the month before National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) which falls in November, meaning that October is the month to prepare. For many writer's it is an essential month to get everything… Continue reading Preptober – It’s a NaNorific Month!

Bookish Posts

Guest Post by Isabella Muir

I’m Isabella Muir, the author of the Sussex Crime Mystery series.  This series of three books is based around the character of Janie Juke, a young librarian. Set in the late 1960s, Janie Juke turns out to be an excellent amateur sleuth, following in the footsteps of her hero, Hercule Poirot.  The stories are based… Continue reading Guest Post by Isabella Muir

Bookish Posts, New Releases

September 2018 {Book Releases}

Hey and welcome to my new feature. I decided to start doing a monthly new releases post but rather than include the generic big hitters that can be found all over the place I turned to the world of Twitter and one of my favourite groups The Fiction Cafe for authors. We are lucky as… Continue reading September 2018 {Book Releases}

Writing Tips

Guest Post: Megg Geri {10 Steps to Revising Your First Draft}

I am extremely honoured to be hosting this guest post from Megg. I have been a fan of hers for some time now and follow not just her blog but her advice and book club. Megg Geri is the author of Write A Novel In 30 Days and also owns Megg & Co Editorial Boutique. Today Megg is… Continue reading Guest Post: Megg Geri {10 Steps to Revising Your First Draft}

Bookish Posts

Author Guest Post: Jennifer Gilmour

‘Our wings were clipped, our restrictions were made, our boundaries were tested but now we are free, aren’t we?We look above in the sky at the birds and hope to be free. But the birds make their nests in the trees high above, to protect themselves from predators. Free birds must keep looking over their… Continue reading Author Guest Post: Jennifer Gilmour

Bookish Posts

Author Guest Post: Liz Taylorson

Today I have a Guest Post from Author of The Little Church by the Sea, Liz Taylorson. Liz talks to us about Inspiration.  ***************************************** Inspired by … Many authors draw inspiration from the view outside their study window. The rolling hills of the Cotswolds, perhaps, the Lakeland fells or a windswept Scottish beach … Ah,… Continue reading Author Guest Post: Liz Taylorson

Bookish Posts, Writing Tips

Author & Editor Guest Post: S.D Mayes

Today I have another amazing Guest Post for you. Author S.D Mayes not only discusses her writing but offers some fantastic tips to others who want to write. ***************************************** S.D. Mayes – Journalist, Author and Editor I always liken editing to cleaning the skirting boards. I don’t really want to do it, but afterwards I… Continue reading Author & Editor Guest Post: S.D Mayes

Bookish Posts

Author Guest Post: Julie Ryan

Hey! Today I have a Guest Post for you from author Julie Ryan. Today Julie discusses with us 10 things that she wished she had known before she started writing. ****************************************  Things I wish I’d known before I started - Julie Ryan 1. If I’d read more about planning and plotting a novel, I might… Continue reading Author Guest Post: Julie Ryan

Book Reviews, Children's Book Reviews, Family Fun

It’s A Family Thing: Jay-Jay Playbus Books by Sue Wickstead {Review}

Welcome to the first Mummy and Toddler joint review. Today we are reviewing the books Jay-Jay The Supersonic Bus and Jay-Jay and His Island Adventure both by Sue Wickstead. Both are children's books for age 3+ Sue was generous enough to send us these copies to review when she found out how much Alexis loved… Continue reading It’s A Family Thing: Jay-Jay Playbus Books by Sue Wickstead {Review}