Apparently I managed to say something useful in the middle of all the rambling.
On what not to do:
I have also learned never to attempt the madness of three main characters again. Keeping things…
Stay away from the guild. No guild I have ever known has been without its share of drama. You don’t need to recreate high school all over again. Be aware of what they do as story ideas abound but maintain distance.
Find a viable university paper or magazine that drama free or not is likely to run continuously without a hitch for the duration of your degree and join it. Even if isn’t at your…
Jane Rawson (Photography by Andy Maurer)
When Jane Rawson’s book A Wrong Turn At The Office of Unmade Lists showed up in my mail box, I was both thrilled and dismayed.
I was thrilled because the cover caught my eye and it had maps on it and I adore anything to do with maps and geography. I was dismayed because the book title was long.
[ezcol_2third]And on checking the blurb I wasn’t entirely…
I interviewed crime fiction author Katherine Howell!
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Which is why I run from most books that gain a huge following…
… the books on the outskirts, the edges are the game changers, the ones that confuse you and make you think.
If I only have a limited time to read then I want to fill it with books that surprise, inform or educate me, that are well written, that give me glimpses into new ideas, worlds, stories and people. The books that matter because the story they tell is different.