Every day on my way to work, I pass eleven charity shops, all selling random books for less than £3. Then, there is a giant Waterstones, conveniently next door to where I work. This results in a lot of unnecessary spending, which I really can't afford, all on books which I won't get to reading … Continue reading October Book Haul
It had been years since I had left home . . . Having a love for roaming alone, Walking along the cobblestones, An "old soul" reminiscing about long ago. The bow window and the park below, With trees of yellow, red and gold, The literature carved into the stone, The view of the chateau at … Continue reading Step Outside
Write about the three most powerful emotions. According to psychologist Paul Eckman, there were six basic human emotions: happiness, sadness, fear, disgust, anger, and surprise. To stop my (annoying) brain from over analysing the difference between emotions and feelings, I am playing by this rule. Out of these, I feel that I have experienced happiness, … Continue reading Writing Prompt #17
I want to . . . Lie under the stars with you and get lost in the night sky, Make music together, creating one song with our unique sounds, Read to you - experience the same story with our own imaginations, Walk up mountains hand in hand, whilst leaving individual footprints in the ground.
Write about what you learned last winter . . . I have alopecia areata. It kind of sucks. For those of you who don't know what it is, alopecia is simply the medical term given to hair loss. Alopecia areata, totalis and universalis are autoimmune diseases where your own immune system attacks your hair follicles … Continue reading Writing Prompt #16
A sleepless night after a stressful night at work and a 5am start is not how I wanted October to start . . . but if I can kick today's butt, I can beast the month! Take it away Michael Rosen . . .
A bit of a different blog post today, but a blog post nonetheless. I haven't written anything since the 6th of September and here is a somewhat cryptic explanation of one of the (many) reasons why . . . I want to enjoy new relationships without the constant worry that it's all going to go … Continue reading Raggie Rants
**Spoiler Alert** I have always loved subscription boxes. The excitement of receiving a little present to myself in the post each month helps me get through the working weeks. When I was younger I tried lots of different beauty boxes and loved receiving little goodies that I might not usually pick up myself. So this … Continue reading The Bookishly Classic Book Crate Review
Describe these colours as if they were people:Red, yellow, green, violet, blue and black.
Every author goes about writing their book in a different way. Some jump straight in and let their imagination roam free with the story. Other authors create in-depth, detailed characters and then allow the story to write itself around them. Whichever way you write, coming up with interesting, relatable and realistic characters is difficult, so … Continue reading 121 Questions to Ask Your Character when Writing a Book