The Snow White Files – by Sonya Black

Do you enjoy fairy tales re-tellings? If so, check out this new book, The Snow White Files, by fantasy author Sonya Black: Brendan Hunter is a private investigator stuck on dead-end cases until seven dwarves show up in his office and offer him a King’s ransom to track down a …

#WhatHappensNext?

This week, #Quill‘s Tuesday Twitter game was called #WhatHappensNext? #Quill provided hourly tweets, and us Tweeters had to continue the story. Here’s my best efforts! https://storify.com/WriterEdmonds/whathappensnext-5627c68f41e759f36a02a439

National Poetry Day – October 8th

Browsing Twitter this morning, I noticed that National Poetry Day was trending. What better inspiration for a blog post! Except … poetry isn’t really my thing. As an adult, I don’t think I’ve ever picked up a book of poetry. I suppose I perceive poetry as hard work compared to …

Magical Books: The Moomins

  As a child, I loved the Moomin books. The Moomins are a family of white roundish characters that look a little like mini hippopotamuses. Given the name, I think I assumed they were a kind of Finnish fantasy troll! What attracted me to the Moomin stories was the carefree nature …

Magical Books: Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott books were a childhood favourite of mine. Her most well-known book is LIttle Women, popularised more recently by the 1994 film starring Winona Ryder. The film, and many versions of the book, include both the first and second book in the series, Good Wives. The plot follows …

Books From New(ish) Writers

I meant to be more organised with the blog the last couple of weeks but: Busy Life + Norovirus = No Writing. So, to amuse you all today, I am going to recommend some books written by fellow members of Scribophile, all of which I have read and enjoyed. If …