I signed up, finally! This year I hesitated simply because I need to concentrate more on my manuscript. But it’s a silly proposition for me really; I simply have to read something every day! Plus, I’ve already finished two books…

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Many versions of Emma When I heard of The Austen Project, I promptly rolled my eyes in annoyance and declared it a money grabbing outrage (remember, I’m a purist). In short, HarperCollins has asked six well-known contemporary authors to ‘reimagine’ Jane Austen’s works. So…

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Whenever my own writing overwhelms me, I go book shopping. I call this my ‘desperation-inspiration trip’. On one such occasion I came across The Anchoress. It was nearing the closing down time when I burst into the little bookstore. The…

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“If you had one chance to change history…Where would you go? What would you do? Who would you kill?” It took me a while to finish reading this book and I’m still unsure what to make of it, even though there’s a…

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Your blood sings to me! What, that line is taken? Dang! The things we do in the name of love! Things like self-flagellating reading stuff that make us want to gouge our own eyes and eat our brains. Such as “paranormal…

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