Poem: The Knot

A tiny seed has been sown, A product of a night of passion. it slowly blooms and opens The knot begins. The passing of love and care from me to you begins instantly I’m rest assured as I know, cradled away from the world does my seedling surely grow. Then slowly does the knot between … Continue reading Poem: The Knot

Book review: Someone else’s baby by Ruby Speechley

Genre: Thriller Rating: 5/5 Plot: Charlotte Morgan knows how it feels to desperately want a baby. As a child, seeing her mum devastated by losing her longed-for babies, Charlotte wished another woman could give her mother what she so craved. Now Charlotte’s a mum herself, and knowing how much love her daughter, Alice, brings into … Continue reading Book review: Someone else’s baby by Ruby Speechley

Book review: Christmas shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Rating: 5/5 Genre: chick lit/festive fiction Plot: Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) adores Christmas. It's always the same – Mum and Dad hosting, carols playing, Mum pretending she made the Christmas pudding, and the next-door neighbours coming round for sherry in their terrible festive jumpers. And now it's even easier with online bargain-shopping sites – if … Continue reading Book review: Christmas shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Writing: Get my FREE fiction writers CHARACTER CREATION QUESTIONNAIRE printable (PDF)

Here you go guys I had ago at making my FIRST printable and who better to serve than the writing community? Fill in this character questionnaire in as little or as much detail as you want and see your fiction characters come to life on the page. (Right click to save the image) If you … Continue reading Writing: Get my FREE fiction writers CHARACTER CREATION QUESTIONNAIRE printable (PDF)

Book review: A danger to herself and others by Alyssa B. Sheimanal

Genre: YA Rating: 5 stars Plot: Four walls. One window. No way to escape. Hannah knows there's been a mistake. She didn't need to be institutionalized. What happened to her roommate at her summer program was an accident. As soon as the doctors and judge figure out that she isn't a danger to herself or … Continue reading Book review: A danger to herself and others by Alyssa B. Sheimanal

The reading corner: 10 new books to read this month

Carefree and Consequences by Rachel Marie Phantom Limb by Lucinda Berry Mirror sisters by VC Andrews The Bookshop by the shore by Jenny Colgan Come rain or shine by Pam Weaver Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks The Forbidden sister by VC Andrews Liverpool girl by Elizabeth Morton Silent night by Danielle Steel You'll never see … Continue reading The reading corner: 10 new books to read this month

Writing: My Hemingway six word story challenge

Enjoy my attempt at the Hemingway Challenge She floated face down, ice cold. Thunder struck, and hearts broke. Their lips met also their souls. Her face was illuminated, tears ran. The sun shone, the world continued Their limbs intertwined in passion's dance. He lit the spark in her. Words flew between them; verbal war. She … Continue reading Writing: My Hemingway six word story challenge