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A Case of Shelf Space and TBRs

You can never have too many books, as far as I’m concerned… but it is possible to have not enough shelf space, and that is an issue I am currently dealing with. 440 more words

Reading

Plot shapes - come and get your extra marks!

We’re beginning to think about what we can do to develop our writing to a higher grade. Give this video a go:

In this video Kurt Vonnegut explains how certain plots appeal to the audience. 70 more words

Extra Info

January Review- Books

This month I haven’t written as many reviews as I may have originally intended but a lot of my spare time has either been spent planning for work or sleeping after work. 344 more words

Books

In Search of the Perfect Beer Milkshake

“If a man ordered a beer milk shake, he thought, he’d better do it in a town where he wasn’t known. But then, a man with a beard, ordering a beer milk shake in a town where he wasn’t known–they might call the police.” -John Steinbeck in… 408 more words

Writing

koue pole se hart klop warm vir afrikaans

It is an unlikely place for the study of the Afrikaner language. You might expect a secluded area in The Netherlands and Belgium with the Dutch language as the mother language of Afrikaner. 64 more words

Africa

Holy Sh*t! It's a Book Review!

Towards the beginning of Melissa Mohr’s Holy Shit: A Brief History of Swearing, something clicked for me. “People swear about what the care about,” Mohr writes.  456 more words

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