Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer: AKA The Weirdest Book I’ve read in a while.

Full disclosure: I actually obtained books 2 & 3 of the Southern Reach Trilogy about... A little over a year ago, and got so sidetracked with other books I simply never bothered obtaining the first book. It was only during the latter end of 2017 that I realised I wanted to try something new. So …

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Monday Musings: Literary Fiction in Trouble?

From Riches to... Decline? I remember when I saw the first article from The Guardian popping up on my Google homepage as I went about my day. At first I didn't give it much thought, considering I had to plan my future, and calculating fees for university was expensive in both time and energy. When I finally …

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Monday Musings: Preparing for NaNoWrimo 2017 and Tempering Expectations

You know, I honestly wish I could start this blog post off with a personal anecdote with me as a young child, always having the zeal and ability to write stories that would make my readers clap in adoration and sing praises of my skill. Unfortunately, that was never the case. As a kid I …

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