Who Is Your Romantic Hero?

Who Is Your Romantic Hero?

Who is your idea of a romantic hero? Mr D’Arcy? Captain Jack Sparrow? Christian Grey? I have an alternative to suggest to you, and I’ll explain why. First, let’s look at what makes a romantic hero. According to Wikipedia, “The Romantic hero is a literary archetype...
The Cover

The Cover

My short story collection is a whole mix of genres: it may even shock you to know that there’s a couple of romance stories in there too. I know! But most of what I write tends towards the dark and humorous and I felt the cover should reflect this. I didn’t...
Reading a Book: it’s a journey, innit?

Reading a Book: it’s a journey, innit?

Are you a corner folder, an enveloper or a proper bookmarker? I want to know how you keep your place when you are reading. For years and years I would place whatever I had to hand between the most recently read pages of my book, reluctant to do anything to damage it....
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

[tweetmeme source=”nettiewriter” http://www.URL.com] Where do I begin with this review? To say I loved the book doesn’t do justice to the amazing job David Mitchell has done within its pages. I enjoyed this so much it has knocked my previous favourite,...
One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson

One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson

[tweetmeme source=”nettiewriter” http://www.URL.com] I left writing a review of this book for a week or so to decide what I really thought about it. I enjoyed it well enough when I was reading it, but it didn’t really grab me. And now a week later, I have...

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