Hell Is… The Fiction Genre Minefield

Nothing drives me crazier than fiction genres. Establishing the correct pigeon-hole for my own work is hard enough, but trawling through the minefield of genres attached to books I want to read is more complex than visiting eight cities in a single day, I imagine – not that I’ve ever tried it. I’ll tell you…

Bold, Brave & Brilliant: Book-Love Is The Most Exciting Life

“One thing I’ll have to learn before the end of civilisation is how to look at the stars and tell where I’m going.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club. Let’s start with the fun bit. Well, everyone likes to, don’t they? It seems I was no different to most children – even early on, reading good…

How To Become More Attractive & Increase Your Daring

As a book sells more, it attracts more readers. That usually tells you the book is good, but there’s a paradox, because even bad books can sell like hot… books. Authors get more famous simply by being famous, but not all authors are famous for the right reasons. Too many are products of overexposure, holograms…