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One Toews and two debuts

Miriam Toews is a writer that I have only just discovered. I wrote earlier about her new novel All My Puny Sorrows and as a result of thoroughly enjoying that novel have back tracked – now I have read… 1,366 more words

On Genre

So I’m writing a book. Rather, I wrote a book. A novel. Years ago – when it had emerged from the hatchery but was still weak and blind and needed basically everything from me – I bashfully called it a “project.” After a few months of nurturing it, I told a few family members about it (don’t hate me, Mom), saying it was a story. 747 more words

The Writing Life

Guest post by author Justin Woolley, book-release buddy!

Today, my blog features a special guest–fellow Momentum author Justin Woolley, who’s also my book-release buddy, as his debut novel, a dystopian YA novel titled… 1,071 more words

Book Bomb: Veteran's Edition

I was delighted to discover that of all my friends who served, and also write, two veterans had debut novels come out today. I’m fairly sure they both intended that, and even though I haven’t had a chance to read either book yet, on the basis of knowing both of the men who wrote the books, I can say they are worth buying. 220 more words


"Precious thing" by Colette McBeth

You don’t have to be female to enjoy this debut novel, but I’m pretty sure that being female will help you to understand it.  After all, this is a novel about the… 619 more words

Book Reviews


8th October, 2014

It’s a lovely Autumn day today and it is the day of my very first book signing event. The event will take place at 2.30p.m. 385 more words