I’ve just realised – a full month into the new year – that I didn’t even pick out my favourite books from last year when I did My 2020 reading recap (with charts!). This post aims to rectify that oversight… I read so many great books last year! But I narrowed down my top five … Continue reading Top 5 fave books of 2020
The short version: It’s been a few weeks since I completed the first draft of my latest book, the third in my Rise and Shine series. Now I’m ripping it to shreds, and stitching it back together again. I’ve been through to check it all hangs together and decided it needs quicker perspective switches as … Continue reading Second draft: butchering time
The second book in my Rise and Shine series has scored a stunning review from Sneha Jaiswal of Abstract AF. Jaiswal variously describes Slip and Slide as being relatable, engaging, and breezy – which I think is fantastic. One comment in particular stood out for me, and that was her observation of my colloquial storytelling … Continue reading Slip and Slide gets another great review!
The short version: Last year I read 45 books, fewer than expected which I put down to more time spent writing instead. Of the books I read, most were great: The biggest share fell into the fantasy genre, followed by scifi, then stories with prominent gay characters or storylines. I favoured physical books this year … Continue reading My 2020 reading recap (with charts!)