Waterstones Derby YA Book Club

Waterstones Derby YA Book Club

I’m not really great at the whole “keeping this blog up-to-date” thing. I’ll admit that my spare time at the moment is usually being sunk into either a sheer depth of nothingness as I’m too tired after work to pick up my laptop, playing Elder Scrolls Online (a new addiction I have at the moment) or simply hanging out with Laura as our work schedules vastly differ and we don’t have that much time together as it is. Hence why this blog seems to have fallen at the wayside. In the risk of this post also falling into the category

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Pinterest Mood Boards for Book Scenes

Pinterest Mood Boards for Book Scenes

So I’m aware that I have been very lucky when it comes to the creative community. I spent many years of my life surrounded by an eclectic group of artists, game designers, writers, photographers and videographers which means that I’ve been exposed to a plethora of creative content. From this, I have had two very different experiences. The first reaction is negative. Looking at the absolutely amazing work that others create can sometimes make me feel inadequate and in turn drain me of my own creative well. However, the second reaction is the one I want to concentrate on in

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2019 Top 10 To Be Read List

2019 Top 10 To Be Read List

So I realise I may be a little late to the party with this, but it’s better to be late than never, am I right? I’m probably wrong… Either way! I thought I would put together my 2019 TBR list and the reason for it is two-fold. Firstly, because I’ve never really done it before and think it will be good for me to idealise and visualise which books I should read. Secondly, it will act as a reminder for me to ACTUALLY READ the books. Because that’s the type of person I am, very forgetful with the attention span

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Location, Location, Location Inspiration

Location, Location, Location Inspiration

I know I seem to be harping on about inspiration a lot lately but I guess it’s just something that’s been on my mind. Like I’ve said in my previous post, inspiration is hard and strikes in the rarest of moments. Maybe I feel lucky. I’ve been struck quite a lot lately which has seriously helped with my writing and I guess I just want to advocate that the truth is out there! No, wait that’s aliens… I mean inspiration. Inspiration is out there. Here are a couple of places where I’ve found inspiration from the stories I’m writing now,

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