The Write Balance; How to Embrace Percolation, Revision & Going Public – Bonni Goldberg #blogblitz

Just for reassurance, Goldberg makes it clear early on that ‘this book is for anyone who writes.’ As a writer herself and as a teacher of writing, she is best placed to know that many authors suffer with a version of Imposter Syndrome, and this guide speaks to the sense of embarrassment some feel when stating … Continue reading The Write Balance; How to Embrace Percolation, Revision & Going Public – Bonni Goldberg #blogblitz

Bewilderment – Richard Powers

I got the 'this-will-be-amazing' tingles as I started this novel, and so it was - I will forever remember finishing reading Bewilderment in a beautifully sunny Somerset park on our way home from Cornwall, emotionally stunned by the ending and completely unaware of my surroundings and those physically around me. To read a book where … Continue reading Bewilderment – Richard Powers

An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good – Helene Tursten (Translated by Marlaine Delargy)

I spotted this short story collection (and its sequel) over on @oldbookdreamer's Instagram page and loved the title. When my copy arrived, I was even more delighted by the size – it’s pleasingly small, like books were hundreds of years ago, and it’s a beautiful little hardback. And then there’s 88-year-old Maud, who I can’t … Continue reading An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good – Helene Tursten (Translated by Marlaine Delargy)