Take a Bite; The Rhys Davies Short Story Award Anthology 2022

I've been in a real reading slump this month. I've started a million (very decent) books and I've only finished the marvellous Still Life. This collection of stories also made it through the mire, because it is a brilliant anthology of writing from authors from, or linked to, Wales. It's really exciting to find new … Continue reading Take a Bite; The Rhys Davies Short Story Award Anthology 2022

Still Life – Sarah Winman

I've been in a real reading slump this spring (and my reviewing has hit an all-time low in terms of productivity). Thankfully, my sister-in-law sent me Winman's Still Life, and there's so much to love about this novel that I don't know where to start. It might just be easier if I list what I … Continue reading Still Life – Sarah Winman

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