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Gift guide for writers and readers

I thought I would do a post on what to buy a writer when you need to get them a gift. Many of these would also double as presents for readers. 379 more words

What I'm Learning

Top Ten Tuesday

This is a meme that’s hosted every Tuesday by The Broke and the Bookish. This week the topic is…

Top Ten Bookworm Delights

Oh this is a great one! 851 more words

Books

Inside Out Book Tag

There are way too many book tags these days, don’t you think? Once in a while, one of those sneaky devils manages to escape the attention of the evil librarian guards and slips into the magical land of stories. 935 more words

Books

A New Way of Reading: Julian Fellowes's Belgravia

Usually I won’t try to get you excited to read something that I haven’t read yet, that is if it’s been written by an author I’m not yet familiar with. 244 more words

Books

Which classic should I read?

When I make a promise, I do tend to keep them. It might take awhile, but I will commit to it eventually. So when I wrote in… 484 more words

Books

Creating Characters that Matter

Is there any better time of the year in the book lover’s calendar than Sydney Writers’ Festival? It’s my favourite Sydney event; when authors, journalists and thinkers from around the world grace our shores and host sessions with my most beloved local authors about books, current affairs and all things important. 149 more words

Writing

What's the total cost of purchase?

Having read a favourable review of Martin Lindstrom’s new book Small Data, I was keen to get my hands on a copy. Naturally enough, I clicked on the Amazon link on… 524 more words