Book Review | An Ember in The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

An Ember In the Ashes

Wow. Just wow. I LOVED this book. I picked up a copy of Torch Against the Night at YALC, so I wanted to read this quickly, so I got the audiobook, and I’m so glad I did! The story was compelling and emotive, complete with a world full of culture and history well thought outRead more

YALC 2016 Tips and Pics!

So YALC 2016 was truly amazing, I had an absolute blast and met some wonderful people of the YA community. For those of you that don’t know what YALC is – it’s the Young Adult Literary Conference which is put on by the BookTrust and is held at the London Film and Comic Con. ThereRead more

Camp NaNoWriMo – It’s upon us

For some it has already arrived! For others it is a mere few hours or half a day away! ARE YOU READY? No matter if you have planned to perfection or are pantsing it! There is a huge community of us out there to support you in many ways! Firstly I’d like to tell youRead more

Writing Tips: To kill or not to kill

There is one thing that can either be daunting or addictive to writers, and that is murder. Albeit fictional, you’ve brought this person into the world, named them, given them a history, a personality and perhaps love. Happy is boring – we all know that. So to kill or not to kill? How easy isRead more

Writing Tips – Taglines

What’s in a tagline? I’ve always hated writing them, and have only ever done so for university projects, where I never gave them much thought. So. I gave this some thought, I wrote numerous different taglines, and it made me realise things about my story I had not considered before. For example, my MC isRead more