Writing Madness

Ever wanted to write a perfectly developed 'mad' character? There are so many pitfalls it's hard to know where to start. Here's my guide to writing the 'mad' character of your dreams!

FRIDAY PICKS – AKIRA VOL.1

Hey there everyone! Continuing my theme of strong alternative reads, I thought it would be interesting to take a peak around the curtain that is literature, books and comics from the Far East, in particular Japan. Now if you're familiar with Japanese culture, you'll probably know that one of the most popular and consumable forms … Continue reading FRIDAY PICKS – AKIRA VOL.1

Monday Mood #5

Synopsis: At fifteen, Casey Legler is already one of the fastest swimmers in the world. She is also an alcoholic, isolated from her family, and incapable of forming lasting connections with those around her. Driven to compete at the highest levels, sent far away from home to train with the best coaches and teams, she finds herself increasingly alone and alienated, living a life of cheap hotels and chlorine-worn skin, anonymous sexual encounters and escalating drug use. Even at what should be a moment of triumph—competing at age sixteen in the 1996 Olympics—she is an outsider looking in, procuring drugs for Olympians she hardly knows, and losing her race after setting a new world record in the qualifying heats.

Reading Week: Day 7

Welcome to Day 7 of my very first Reading Week! In celebration of London Pride I've been recommending the best LGBTQ+ books I can find. It's a great way to show your support, especially if you can't make it to a pride march.  So far we've looked at some great must-read new releases, so today I'll be showing some of the most anticipated releases of 2018. All these books sound great and I can't wait to read them!

Friday Picks – Batman: Year One

Hey there everyone! Since being invited to contribute to Book Recommendations, I thought it would be cool to provide really cool alternatives and reads with more of a cult following for you to check out. This week, I thought I'd diverge from the traditional book format all together and focus on the tricky subject of comic … Continue reading Friday Picks – Batman: Year One

Reading Week: Day 4

Hi, everyone! Getting excited for London Pride? I know I am. How better to celebrate than have a look at book number 4. Can you believe there's only 3 more books to go?? Yesterday's recommendation was realist fiction, so today I've dug up a fantasy book that explores an original world through the eyes of a bisexual necromancer.