Tag Archives: Reading

Book Review: The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr

Mary Karr’s newly released The Art of Memoir couldn’t have arrived at a better time for me. As bestselling author of The Liar’s Club, Cherry and Lit, and teacher of the form for thirty years, I couldn’t wait to devour … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading, Ghosts And The Norfolk Broads

Holiday reading.  What beats a book crammed full of twists and turn, thrills and spills to keep us occupied while lazing on the beach or reclining on a deck chair by the side of a pool somewhere hot and Mediterranean?   … Continue reading

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WPC: Author Eric Hill going the Extra, Extra Mile

One of my greatest pleasures in life was reading stories to each of my three children.  Those times of cuddling up together, giggling and being silly, or waiting wide-eyed to turn the page to find out where the adventure took … Continue reading

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Happiness is A Full Water-Butt and A Garden Full of Butterflies and Bees!

Today, I have been getting on really well with all my various writing projects faffing and not getting much of anything done, although I did go into town today and, after living here for 5 years, I have, at long … Continue reading

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