Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. My rating: 5 of 5 stars. Delia Owens is an inspiration to writers who have been putting down words for years without seeing them published. Although she was already a successful author of non-fiction books about her life as a wildlife scientist, Owens did not publish a novel until she was in her late sixties. Where the Crawdads … Continue reading Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

Book Review: About Writing: The Authorised Field Guide for Aspiring Authors

About Writing by Gareth L. Powell. My rating: 5 of 5 stars. In the late noughties, I used to converse on Twitter with a chap called Gareth L. Powell. We were both budding writers back in the day, and I can’t really remember how I met him, but we somehow lost touch during one of my many hiatuses from Twitter. I recently discovered that it’s … Continue reading Book Review: About Writing: The Authorised Field Guide for Aspiring Authors

Book Review: Written in The West

Wim Wenders Written in the West Revisted. My rating: 5 of 5 stars. I’m one of those people who had never seen Paris, Texas until recently. I watched it a few weeks ago and was immediately blown away by the beautiful cinematography and use of colour throughout. When I learnt that the director, Wim Wenders, was also a photographer, I started to do some research … Continue reading Book Review: Written in The West