books

all about the love of words…

a little bit of fiction and a whole lot of learning

Those little swirls of velvet knowledge That leap from bland vanilla pages That we sneer at with disdain. But each and every ripple through Can flavour and can stick in minds And one day maybe you will see How handy they will soon become. I had a conversation with a colleague yesterday, someone who teaches […]

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the comfort of a good CHILDREN’S book

The humble rhyme that threads its way Through the frosty winter’s day, The comfort that those pictures bring, That make out hearts leap out and sing. Now is when we need those books, Read in cosy little nooks. They soothe our tired and burdened soul And make us feel completely whole. I have such a […]

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i wish i was a fantasist

To lose oneself down the rabbit hole, Where time and space are hanging in mid air And sense will tell me that I’m lost, That’s the place I long to be. But instead, I find myself in tangled webs Of lovestruck fools who know no better, Or waiting for the killer to Jump from pages […]

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my favourite part of writing a book

I made a cover today. It’s my favourite part of writing a book. Although I love the process of pouring out the words and getting lost in the story, just as I hope my readers will, there is something magical about creating the cover. I love the idea that when it goes up on the […]

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i poured my heart out into a book

I have this dream that one day I’ll be a celebrated author. I’ve written a handful of novels with the aim of getting them published properly, by Penguin or another publishing house that can throw tonnes of cash at it. I was lucky enough to have a couple of agents want to look at my […]

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