Authors, Fiction, Fun Stuff, Indie Author, NaNoWriMo, Non Fiction, The Writing Process, Writing

Why Failing at NaNoWriMo is Okay #Writing

Why Failing at NaNoWriMo is Okay. Hello, I’m Shelley, and I’m a big fat failure! I’m not upset by this statement, and in fact, I find it quite liberating to admit my failures, especially when they’re writing-related. I recently met two lovely A-Level English students, and I felt thoroughly inspired as I listened to their… Continue reading Why Failing at NaNoWriMo is Okay #Writing

Books, Fiction, Fun Stuff, Young Adult

Opening Lines – What hooks a reader? #AmReading

It’s been a few years since I published an opening lines blog post highlighting my favourite novels. To celebrate some of the incredible books I’ve read recently I thought I’d do it again. Feel free to join in and tag me so I can read your posts. Here are eight novels where the opening lines… Continue reading Opening Lines – What hooks a reader? #AmReading

Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Children's Non-Fiction, Fun Stuff, Tuesday Book Blog

#ChildrensBook Little Larry Goes to School #BookReview by @ScifiandScary #TuesdayBookBlog

Title: Little Larry Goes to School Author(s): Gerry Ellis, Mary Rand Hess Photographer: Gerry Ellis Release Date: February 26th, 2019 Source: I received a copy of this book from the publicist for review consideration. Rating: 4 out of 5 Little Larry Goes to School A young, orphaned chimpanzee must start at a new school, where… Continue reading #ChildrensBook Little Larry Goes to School #BookReview by @ScifiandScary #TuesdayBookBlog

Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Children's Non-Fiction, Fun Stuff, Tuesday Book Blog

#ChildrensBook The Woolly Monkey Mysteries by Sandra Markle #BookReview by @ScifiandScary #TuesdayBookBlog

Title: The Woolly Monkey Mysteries Author:  Sandra Markle Release Date: Jan 1, 2019 Source: I received a copy of this book from Netgalley for review consideration. Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: The Woolly Monkey Mysteries In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning… Continue reading #ChildrensBook The Woolly Monkey Mysteries by Sandra Markle #BookReview by @ScifiandScary #TuesdayBookBlog