Solacium

Review: Solacium – SJ De Lagarde

Sometimes you come across books so gripping, you literally cannot get rid of them. The book is lying next to me and every now and then, I pick it up and go through it again, reading a passage or two, and thinking about how the book made me feel, what it made me feel and […]



house of montfathom

Review: The House of Mountfathom – Nigel McDowell

The House of Mountfathom is not a normal house. It is a place of wonder, magic and mystery. Luke, who lives in this magical house and Killian, a street urchin, team up to save House Mountfathom and ultimately the land. Luke lives in the house together with his parents. Mountfathom is the headquarters of the […]



HOW TO MAKE YOUR WRITING SPECIAL (1)

Interview : How to make your writing special

This week I will talk to Kadee Carter on how to make your writing special. Let’s face it, agents and publishers get thousands of manuscripts submitted to them every single year. The two things they tend to look at are story and writing. But how can you make your writing better and more attractive and […]



HOW TO WRITE A SCENE

How to write a scene : 5 steps

What needs to happen in this scene? Plotting is important. Why? Because you need to be in charge of your story. I was one of these authors that let the “characters lead”. And I found out that I just kept shooting myself in the foot. I would get stuck. The characters would stop talking to […]



Review : The Bed and Breakfast on the Beach – Kat French

If Skiledos was a real place, I’d go and live there. The island has great sandy beaches, blue seas and skies, great food and… amazing gin! Winnie, Frankie and Stella, three British women that are rather unhappy with their lives, put all their money and hopes into a magical, Greek bed and breakfast. It soon […]



HOW MUSIC INFLUENCES MY BOOKS

Guest Post Kat French Blog Tour : How music influences my books

Kat French is currently doing a blog tour to present her absolutely FANTASTIC book Bed and Breakfast on the Beach. I read it and I am a big big big fan of the book. My review will be online tomorrow, but here, today, is a small blog post by Kat French about the music that […]



The importance of persistence

Podcast : The importance of persistence – E A Stripling Interview

E A Stripling has just written her first book and landed a publishing deal. How? Through persistence. First she had to have the persistence to write her book and to push through the patches of writers block and secondly she had to have the persistance to actually go out and look for a publisher. You […]



How to write a book in less then a year, even when you have no time at all

Podcast: How to write a book in less than a year, even when you have no time at all

Interview with C.T. Daniels. This week we are talking to C.T. Daniels. Daniels has just finished writing the first book in his Branded series. The series takes the reader into the dark world of human trafficking, following a victim, the family of a victim, a detective and a trafficker. Daniels has always had an interest […]



lost for words stephanie butland review

Stephanie Butland – Lost for words review

I have an incredibly big soft spot for quirky and romantic books about book worms. I devoured Jenny Colgan’s “the little shop of happily ever after” and I just knew I would absolutely LOVE Lost for words. Loveday Cardew (Loveday… what an awesome name!) is a bookworm. In fact : she likes books more than […]



How to write a book together

Podcast : How to write a book together – interview with A.J. Tipton

AJ tipton is not one but TWO incredible ladies1 They ride together and write together! I was very interested in doing this interview because I would find it very hard to write books with other people. I mean, I would murder someone with a wooden spoon if they “help” me in the kitchen and put […]