How to get your book published — Step 2

In the previous part of this mini series on my blog, I went over how to know when you are ready to send out your manuscript. Well, the next step to take is then to of course send it out.  I thought it would be good to go over what options there are out thereContinue reading “How to get your book published — Step 2”

Difference between Thriller and Horror

I recently read my first ever adult horror book and I was planning to do a review on it. But whilst I was reading it, I started to wonder why it was classified as a horror as I felt it was more a thriller just mixed with the ghost element. So instead of deciding toContinue reading “Difference between Thriller and Horror”

10 books that need to be adapted

I have done a previous post about whether I think adaptions of books are good or not. Normally I am not sure if I like the idea of a book I love being adapted for either the big or small screen. Some have failed dramatically and have almost ruined any future projects for me. ButContinue reading “10 books that need to be adapted”

How to get your book published — Step 1

With my debut novel coming out at the end of this year, I have started to learn and understand the publishing program in order to go from your work on a computer to a published novel.  It is not an easy process, it takes a lot of time and effort with no award. Not toContinue reading “How to get your book published — Step 1”

Review on The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Spoilers)

Even though it was published in 2012, The Song of Achilles has recently been making it’s round on social media, and since I am a lover of Greek and Roman mythology, I wasted no time ordering it and putting it on my to be read list.  Since I do know about Achilles’ mythological tale, IContinue reading “Review on The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Spoilers)”

Review on A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J Maas

For a lover of Sarah J. Maas and a fan of many years, I did however find myself taking a bit longer to reach for her latest release — A Court of Silver Flames.  I am a massive fan of the ACOTAR series, and have re-read it more than another other series I own. TheContinue reading “Review on A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J Maas”

5 classics worth the read today

Classics are often talked about in the book world. Many people have different opinions on what classics are still worth the read today. Some classic authors I find easier to read than others, some I just find I have no interest in (I won’t name them just because I don’t want fans of theirs toContinue reading “5 classics worth the read today”

Are adaptations of books good?

In honour of the release of the new Netflix show of Shadow and Bone, I thought it would be nice to look at examples of beloved books being adapted to the screen.              I think the first thing to note that any adaptation from a book is not going to be the exact replica of theContinue reading “Are adaptations of books good?”

6 Self-help books highly recommended

Self-help books are becoming highly popular and have been growing over the last ten years. They have always been around, for over a century they have been building up the genre — but it’s only been since entering the 21st century have people started to truly show an interest in them.              There are different ranges withinContinue reading “6 Self-help books highly recommended”

Best Historic Fiction by Alison Weir

Historic fiction can be quite personal to the person. Some prefer history based in medieval, or others more modern time with the world wars. For me, it is the War of the Roses and Tudor dynasty that has me intrigued, and I wanted to talk about my favourite books to read about historic figures ofContinue reading “Best Historic Fiction by Alison Weir”