I was invited to chat with Hannah from the Between Lewis and Lovecraft podcast. We discuss books, writing, New Zealand, and much more in this episode.
Agatha Christie is the world's best-selling fiction writer. Many of her mystery novels and plays have been adapted for stage and screen. Here's a list of my top five Agatha Christie novels.
How cool is this book-themed puzzle! The books covers pictured are parodies of well-known literary titles, in bold colours with beautiful gold foil highlights.
Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2015, tells the story of two teenagers trying to navigate and survive the devastation of World War II.
I’ve just finished editing chapter one of my novel, with much guidance from my incredible writing mentor. The story remained the same, but I made a lot of improvements. Here are the changes I made.
Sonder: The realisation that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own. Everyone has a story.
As I hit the 5,000 word mark in my novel, I’m thinking about what got me to this point: Encouragement. Once again I’ve immersed myself in something where I have NO idea where I’m going, NO idea how to get there, and probably NO business even going there. And, I’m loving it.
We’ve all said it: “I don’t have time”. Yet when the unexpected happens – disaster strikes or an advantageous opportunity comes along – the schedule instantly opens up, and our time and attention is redirected to this new task. Do we HAVE time, or can we MAKE time?