Category Archives: Books

Book Review: Hounded, by Kevin Hearne. Iron Druids ‘n stuff.

Sitting cotside with an adorable newborn is a great feeling. It’s even more rad-i-sauce awesome-iffic when the noob in question is your own daughter. She’s staring at you with eyes bigger than the rest of her head, and you’re all … Continue reading

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WORLD BEARD DAY! 6th September. Let it grow.

It’s that wonderful time of the year, September sixth, World Beard Day! When the bearded march hand-in-hand. And it’s worth mentioning that a love for books goes so well with a love for beards… (every time you read one, your … Continue reading

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Meeting authors & thinking about exercise

Let me tell you of the awesomeness that is meeting real authors, and of the agony that are my tertiary muscles… I met Laini Taylor last night here in Sydney, got a signed copy of her book Daughter of Smoke … Continue reading

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Bookshelf Tag

So I was nominated to do this “Bookshelf Tag” by The Paper Butterfly. She is one of the most energetic bloggers I know, always keen to learn more about writing, and is very generous with her time, and in giving … Continue reading

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What’s Up Wednesday #3

  What’s Up Wednesday is a weekly blog hop created by Jaime Morrow and Erin Funk, to help connect writers on this writing journey. If you’d like to join, check out the blogs each week, get to know some of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig

Yet again, sucker that I am, I thought I’d read a book sample and then check the rest out later when I’m not, y’know, busy trying to write a book… Well I fell in and got stuck and now it’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dead Things, by Stephen Blackmoore

So, I read a book last night and tonight, and it made me want to go back through my story and pump up the emotional volume. It was awesome, reading how well every character responded to the situations, and oh … Continue reading

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What’s Up Wednesday #2

  What’s Up Wednesday is a weekly blog hop created by Jaime Morrow and Erin Funk, to help connect writers on this writing journey. If you’d like to join, check out the blogs each week, get to know some of … Continue reading

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Baddies – What Makes a Good One? & 103,892 words

Today, whilst sitting in the best writing spot I know, drinking some excellent old red (why is it all gone?) I had a think about my baddie-guys. This came about as a result of some google researching: what made the Star … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys review, & 102,113 words (to yo mamma)

Not really to your mother, who is a dear lady, I don’t doubt (and neither does Vanilla Ice). Unless she’d like to read the book of course, in which case they are words to your mother as part of a … Continue reading

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