A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; Episode 10, ‘Books that were inspired by or based on true events’

I was feeling very inspired today - like, I was literally struck down by this idea - so I decided to record a new episode of A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz. In today's episode, I'm discussing horror novels that were inspired by or based on true events. I won't reveal too much, so grab yourself … Continue reading A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; Episode 10, ‘Books that were inspired by or based on true events’

‘I call myself a feminist’ Victoria Pepe (and many others) – review + short essay

Is feminism still a dirty word? We asked twenty-five of the brightest, funniest, bravest young women what being a feminist in 2015 means to them. We hear from Laura Bates (of the Everyday Sexism Project), Reni Eddo-Lodge (award-winning journalist and author), Yas Necati (an eighteen-year-old activist), Laura Pankhurst, great-great granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and an … Continue reading ‘I call myself a feminist’ Victoria Pepe (and many others) – review + short essay

Shameless self-promotion – ‘Sweet Oblivion’ is out now, peeps!

'sappening yo! You see the book above? That's my baby and it is now available for FREE DOWNLOAD on Smashwords if you're looking for a quick but (hopefully) engaging read! I released it a couple of months back, but I've been a bit shit on the promoting side of things. I hate being pushy and didn't want … Continue reading Shameless self-promotion – ‘Sweet Oblivion’ is out now, peeps!

‘My Best Friend’s Exorcism’ Grady Hendrix

The year is 1988. High school sophomores Abby and Gretchen have been best friends since fourth grade. But after an evening of skinny-dipping goes disastrously wrong, Gretchen begins to act different. She s moody. She s irritable. And bizarre incidents keep happening whenever she s nearby. Abby s investigation leads her to some startling discoveries … Continue reading ‘My Best Friend’s Exorcism’ Grady Hendrix

500 followers!

Nothing remedies post-vacation blues better than being greeted by this upon my return. 500 followers, eh? 500 people who enjoy hearing what I have to say about books and writing...it's beyond surreal. I've met so many incredible people through blogging and I just want to take a moment to thank you all for your continued … Continue reading 500 followers!