Finding your writer’s voice

Finding your writer's voice

“To gain your own voice, you have to forget about having it heard.” —Allen Ginsberg, WD A writer's voice can be an illusive thing. It is easy to see when you are not using it, but hard to know you have found it unless you are an experienced writer with enough books under your belt to … Continue reading Finding your writer’s voice

Does your writing get lost in translation? #amwriting

Does your writing get lost in translation?

One of the curious things about writing a book, and getting feedback on your book, is the translation that occurs between the writer and the reader. As the writer, I would like to think I have the ultimate authority on what my book means...at least I always thought so. I was discussing background information about one of … Continue reading Does your writing get lost in translation? #amwriting

Best Books of the year! Christmas bookish wishlist :) #amreading #bestbooks

The Washington Post best books of 2015 - Christmas bookish wish list

Always nice to get that end of year wrap up of the best books...and if you missed a few you like the sound of, now's the prefect time to give a subtle, or not so subtle, hint to your friends and family! From the Washington Post... Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015 Best … Continue reading Best Books of the year! Christmas bookish wishlist 🙂 #amreading #bestbooks

Why I love writing (and reading)

What I love about writing

I think it's fair to assume that anyone who loves writing also loves reading. I don't think this love necessarily goes both ways though. I know plenty of people who enjoy reading, but have neither the time nor inclination nor desire to write a book. There are common themes I love about both reading and … Continue reading Why I love writing (and reading)

Blood Song by Anthony Ryan (5 STAR) #Bookreview

Book review - Anthony Ryan Blood Song

Arguably one of the best fantasy books I have read in a long while Blood Song (A Raven's Shadow Novel) lived up to its mighty 5/5 on Amazon with a whopping 2000+ people providing feedback. I actually bought it on Audiable rather than a book, and wasn't disappointed. Sometimes you have to get along with the narator, and … Continue reading Blood Song by Anthony Ryan (5 STAR) #Bookreview

Books to make you a better writer (Link)

Books to make you a better writer #amwriting

If you are looking for a book to help you become a better writer then here is a great set of suggestions for you. There are a couple I am off to buy. If anyone has already read them I would love to hear what you thought. http://toolsandtoys.net/guides/books-to-make-you-a-better-writer/