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 …

BOOK REVIEW: DREAM EATER’S CARNIVAL

Dream Eater’s Carnival (Bitlather Chronicles) by Leslie Anderson & David T. Allen  Desperate for adventure, the headstrong Leisl abandons her sterile cathedral life for a mysterious traveling carnival. Surrounded by vibrant energy and eccentric performers, she finds a sense of belonging. Although she embraces her new life, Leisl is unable …

Short Story: Curtain Call

I wrote this short story (~2,500 words) under the following prompt: In memory of Terry Pratchett write a story that showcases the following: -characters who face death bravely -stories that turn the traditional ideas of death on their heads   Curtain Call The No.1 bus trundled along the streets of Bristol. …

Magical Books: What Katy Did

I was going to do another post about school stories I enjoyed as a child, and What Katy Did At School fell into that category. But then I got thinking about how I enjoyed the whole series of Katy books. There are five books in the series in total. All five …