To The Moon is a story-driven RPG game ‘experience’ that came out in 2011. I’m playing it now because I’m on a game writing course and it was for research. Definitely research. I’m not lying at all when I say that this was for research… I definitely didn’t spend all morning playing this game because…Continue Reading “Game Review: To The Moon”

A Book Review of The Night Circus.  The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is a fantasy novel, released in 2011. Fun fact! Morgenstern wrote a draft of The Night Circus during NaNoWriMo! Proving anything can happen if you don’t quit half way through! The book has been sitting on my shelf for perhaps five or six years but…Continue Reading “Book Review: The Night Circus”

Welcome to a spooky Halloween book haul from my very own bookshelves! I like books. It’s no secret, it’s just the way it is. And if you’ve been reading this blog for a while or you just know me in real life you might know that I’m not that great at finishing books, or anything…Continue Reading “Book Haul: Spooky Halloween Stories 2017”

Two weeks ago I was in the middle of the Cheltenham Literature Festival selling books and managing queues! It was so much fun. A nice little flashback to when I was a full-time Waterstones employee. This included the thing that I miss the most about working at Waterstones… the little black and gold discount card. This…Continue Reading “Book Haul: Cheltenham Literature Festival 2017”

The last few days of September are going to be a bit mad so refecting now seemed like the thing to do. Thinking about it, this whole month has been mad. I’ve been mentally and geographically all over the place. Hopefully things will settle down in October. Standout moments include: (In order of when they happened)…Continue Reading “Wrap Up: September 2017”

Game of Thrones… Am I right? I don’t want to be ‘that guy’ but I am. So here is a review of my pet peeves with this season of GoT. Let’s go! Story arcs. Call me old fashioned but when I watch a TV show I’m hoping to get something that resembles a story or at least…Continue Reading “TV Review: Game of Thrones, Season Seven”

I’m still trying to live in a minimalist book world. Instead of buying twenty books a month I’m now only buying as many as I think I can read. When they’re done, I’ll be dipping into my back log of unread beauties and trying to carve a hole into them. And there are plenty to…Continue Reading “Book Haul: August 2017”