"There is an alarming trend among young, aspiring authors who have little desire or inclination to read. Reading is the foundation of writing. You cannot cook without eating. You cannot live without breathing. And you cannot write without reading." Jean E. Pendziwol Seven Ways To Become A Better Writer
Peggy Boleat (1922-2014) I so wish I had met Peggy Boleat having just read her extraordinary and raw account of her life in Jersey during the German occupation of the Channel Islands in the Second World War. My life in Jersey started in 1981. Our paths could have so easily crossed. Peggy suffered from TB of... Continue Reading →
So realistically, what chance do I have of getting my bittersweet story of life and love into print? To give it a chance to sate the voracious appetites of erudite readers who are ready to take a break from dystopian dramas and escape to real life in a far from perfect world.
There is no question that I have over politicked myself over the last few weeks and have an overwhelming desire to get back to some sort of normality. And where best to rest my sore, square TV eyes than to launch myself the auditory delights of Audible. Alexa has arrived in my life and... Continue Reading →
So in an attempt to redeem myself and give myself a better chance of becoming a proper writer, I am definitely up for Lorna's challenge and the two books I have grabbed for May are: More Bad Housekeeping by Sue Limb and We - A Manifesto for Women Everywhere by acclaimed actress Gillian Anderson and journalist Jennifer Nadal. The latter is a recent purchase which I have just started reading and Sue Limb's More Bad Housekeeping is a part of her series of books featuring her wonderful character Dulcie Domum, who has always been close to my heart.
Originally posted on writerchristophfischer: I had the pleasure of meeting blogger and writer Geoff Le Pard in person at the Bloggers Bash in London this spring. Inspired by his infectious personality I downloaded his books and have read quite a few of them already. Today I would like to share my enthusiastic review of “My…... Continue Reading →