Monthly Archives: November 2012

Book Review: The Hunger Games (Trilogy)


Author: Suzanne Collins Title: The Hunger Games / Catching Fire / Mockingjay Genre: Young Adult Dystopia ISBN: 9781407109084 / 9781407109367 / 9781407109374 ‘Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday 11/11 #40


As I mentioned on Friday, I am behind on my word count, but I still have some sentences for you. I’ll dive straight on in with the sample for the week. My excuse being that doing so will allow me … Continue reading

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#NaNo Update: Week One


Oh dear. Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear! I knew it would be hard this year, but I had no idea HOW hard. My current NaNo word count: 2,523. I’m fairly certain that I should be at about 15k by … Continue reading

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The Book Fairy


I have a lot of books. They’re spilling out of various orifices and taking up too much space in my house. As much I love every single one, it’s time to admit that I just can’t give them all a … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday 04/11 #39


It’s November. It’s NaNoWriMo time! I must admit I’m finding this year much harder than previous years, not so much because of the babies, but my own motivation just isn’t there. For some reason I’m really struggling with the story. … Continue reading

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Show Don’t Tell


This piece of advice comes up again and again and again. In fact I’m sick of hearing it. While I was working on SORB my brain was filled with a litany that sounded something like this: Show don’t tell, avoid … Continue reading

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