(a box of things I took with me to uni including 'His Dark Materials' and the very close runner up in my favourite books list, The Book Thief) I don't really know where to start with these books. So why not start, at the beginning. Over a period of around 2 years from towards the… Continue reading Inspiration Challenge: Phillip Pullman and ‘His Dark Materials’
Okay, so I've had a night to think about it and I think I am ready to do a review of The Book Thief, the film. I read this book last year and completely fell in love with it. It was recommended to me by my dad to whom I am very grateful for bringing… Continue reading A Review: The Book Thief. (warning, spoilers ahead if you haven’t read the book)
When it comes to what inspires me to write, weirdly enough, it didn't start with books. I was never much of a book reader, not until 2 years ago when, during a bit of shit time in my life, my mum convinced me to pick up Phillip Pullmans 'His Dark Materials' (which incidentally, will come… Continue reading Inspiration Challenge: Poetry
Over the next few days I am going to try and post a number of things that inspire me to write, be creative and that make me want to be a novelist.
My journal is a huge part of how I remember ideas, when I come up with possible names for characters, ideas for side characters, titles or just general thoughts about my characters or what I want to happen. I write pretty much everything from research I have done into personality disorders to what colour hair… Continue reading A sneak peak into my writing journal.