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Science Fiction Review: UNDER THE SKIN by Michel Faber

Under the Skin by Michel Faber

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I read Michel Faber’s Under The Skin (2000) due to my interest in reading novels that have been adapted as screenplays for films. 788 more words


Intersections... A new book!

I have just published a new book on Wattpad! A collection of flash fiction pieces about strangers who cross our path. Feel free to check the first chapter! 24 more words


Book Haul: March 2015

We all know that I love a good book haul, but this might just be the cream of the crop. This month I’ve amassed 39 books (at least two, possibly three, of which will form part of future giveaways), which is possibly my record in a calendar month. 327 more words

General Musings

Second Person

I’m not sure how relevant this will ultimately turn out to be, but it’s something I think about a lot as someone with a foot in both the ‘literary’ and ‘games writing’ camps. 871 more words

Bob Bates

Does your story contain pinch points?

If you’re asking, “What are pinch points?” (as I did), then look no further than K.M. Weiland’s latest article: What are Pinch Points? And how can they make your book easier to write?


Room temperature: Fingers In The Noise

Most of what I listen to while putting in the writing hours is instrumental or experimental, and therefore not particularly mainstream. It would be too distracting. 299 more words


On How-to-do-it Books

Among the books in the house, I have a number of self-help how-to-write books. My outstanding favourite is How To Write A Damn Good Novel… 488 more words