I'm currently in the middle of Gemma's brilliantly funny debut - THE DATING DETOX and wanted to bring your attention to her blog. Gemma often writes posts about the journey of writing, and also includes novel excerpts on the site. As well as being personable and funny, the blog is a feast of hints and tips for all you aspiring writers out there. Take a look at … [Read more...] about Fantastic Writer Blog – Gemma Burgess
Archives for March 2010
Hello, writer peeps! Once again we have our brilliant regular column by our secret writer, Emily Tootsweet. Enjoy! Confessions of a Wannabe Chick Lit Author by Emily Tootsweet I Need a Hero No, don’t worry - I’m not going to start singing the Bonnie Tyler classic. This column is based on probably the best part of Chick Lit in my eyes - the Hero. … [Read more...] about Writers’ Tuesday – Confessions of a Wannabe Chick Lit Author – I Need a Hero!
REVIEWED BY DEBS CARR Logan Barnes, son of wealthy but disinterested parents becomes friendly with Johnny Stokes, whose home life seems to be the epitome of his own. When Johnny’s parents and disabled brother are killed in an accident, Logan’s parents become his guardian. The boys qualify for Harvard, where they meet and share rooms with Nicolo Flores, a … [Read more...] about Review – Luxury by Jessica Ruston
REVIEWED BY DEBS CARR Lucy Diamond, daughter of an adventurous earth-hugging mother, best friend of the handsomest gay man in the universe, Nigel, and the badly behaved Jojo Gray has always been able to smell things others haven’t, played with imaginary friends, and fear places others deem perfectly fine. Now she can see and argue with dead … [Read more...] about LBD Review – Trick or Treat by Sally Anne Morris
I've never, in all my time as a reader, been disappointed with a Jane Green novel. They're always so warmhearted and fun. The Love Verb which is released on the 10th June this year sounds great, and the cover is lovely and delicate too! Love is not an abstract idea. It is not saying 'I'm here for you, let me know if you need me'. It's making the … [Read more...] about Novel News – The Love Verb by Jane Green