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Book Bites#5

I have to admit that I love this character Wally, every time I write one I his scenes I feel like he’s giving me advice on life, listening to me with a warm tea cupped in his hands.

Book Bites

And Now I Wait... The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award

Well, that’s it. I submitted my poems to the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award.

When I dropped the envelope full of months of work into the post office, I took one deep breath before the nerves came back. 345 more words


Book Bites#4

Some words from my book, let me know what you guys think. Imagine me as a puppy with cute watery eyes, waiting for a treat, a bone, something to encourage me to keep putting one word after the next. 11 more words


John Boyne - The Heart's Invisible Furies

Warm hearted narrative: a 70 year span of changing attitudes towards sexuality.

John Boyne’s beautifully titled ‘The Heart’s Invisible Furies’ reminds me not a little of William Boyd’s Any Human Heart/ The New Confessions. 788 more words

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Midwinter Break: Bernard MacLaverty

Some quotes from the author that made me laugh during the reading:

“I want to tell you about this book but I don’t want to tell you what it’s about” … 366 more words


Book Bites#2

Here’s some more words from my novel in progress.

Lavish me with love, attention, accolades, and gold stars. Or just tell me what you think.

Book Bites

Book Bites #1

I’m gonna do a weekly post which gives you tiny little bite sized tasters of my as yet unfinished novel. I’d love some feedback and/or support, picture me as the young kid showing off my drawings waiting for the gold star, except taller and no way near as cute.