Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook 2021

I’ve blogged before about some of the essential tools of the trade. And this is another vital book for any writer, editor or anybody else who regularly works with words.

Book review: Leah on the Offbeat

Leah is determined that her graduation isn’t going to become a “teen movie cliché” which is exactly what Becky Albertalli has written.

Lockdown Blog Day 63

It has been announced that shops are to begin to reopen. Here’s my post-lockdown shopping list.

Lockdown Blog Day 56

You’d think – for someone who works with books and stories all the time – that reading for pleasure would be an easy thing.

But, somehow, in lockdown, that just doesn’t seem to be happening. I don’t know if it’s the pressure of trying to find new clients (I have to pay the bills!) or the constant updating from government and rolling news bulletins, but I’ve been finding really difficult to switch off.

Lockdown Blog Day 31

Tonight is World Book Night. And to coincide with this event, it was revealed that many more people are turning to books to see them through the lockdown.