Which is better, a bookstore chain with loads of options and a cookie cutter design, or an independently owned store with higher prices (presumably) and less options? I checked out a smaller store, and a larger corporate one to see what I thought the answer was: https://youtu.be/INzyTIxuYf8 Which do you prefer? Something locally owned that… Continue reading Bookstore chain or independently owned?
Sometimes we all need to just escape from the world we live in, to see just how bad pretend people, in a fantasy world really have it. There are so many amazing fantasy books out there, but here are five that I've read, and would recommend you add to your pile also! The… Continue reading Fantasy Book Recommendations
We're clamouring more and more for stories that include EVERYONE... When is too far though? Time for a CONTROVERSIAL OPINION! Everyone wants to feel heard, recognised, and represented - especially in this time of being isolated or in restrictions and lockdowns. But when does it go from a request, to a demand? I've heard time… Continue reading Stories DON’T Have To Represent EVERYONE… Controversial Opinion?
"What about EthelLu" "EthelLu? No, you need something that rolls off the tongue" "Like what?" "Well, LucyEth" As much as I LOVE Lucy Ricardo and her crazy ideas and schemes, she is one thousand percent WRONG. LucyEth does NOT roll off the tongue. They had an interesting dilemma in this episode though, what was the… Continue reading What’s In a Name?
"It was him! I knew it! As soon as he walked in I could tell. But now what? I can't just go over and say Hello... He'll think i'm weird--" What happens next? Recently I published a short story 'The Last Bookstore' (link at the end of this post) where the idea of the last… Continue reading Famous In Love