Category: Book Recommendations

On ‘Saving Francesca’ by Melina Marchetta and the Aussie voice

After finishing a massive rewrite of a manuscript, I wanted to crawl up in a hole and not do too much at all. The experience of having to more than double the word count of a finished story, while exhilarating

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My favourite Christmas books

One of my favourite things to do this time of year (apart from having a quiet beer in front of the TV while watching the cricket) is to revisit some of my favourite books. There’s nothing quite like cracking open

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What I really think of… Hugh Howey

Hugh Howey’s Wool ‘The children were playing while Holston climbed to his death; he could hear them squealing as only happy children do. While they thundered about frantically above, Holston took his time, each step methodical and ponderous, as he

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Introducing… Layce Gardner

I’m not big on the lesbian romance genre. (I can’t believe I can say that with a straight face, considering I am currently dabbling in that genre, but anyway.) I guess it’s because my early forays into it were a

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Introducing… a new series of posts

Regular readers of my blog will know that I am very irregular with my posting schedule. It’s not that I’m too busy to write anything, it’s just that I write stuff, forget about it, then it’s old news. Or I

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