Hearing the Voice: Storytelling with Juliet Conlin

“Subject your senses – all five of them – to a wide range of different experiences. Challenge your preferences and dare to be uncomfortable. I think that if we always stay inside a narrow comfort zone, this weakens our ability to perceive and understand the world around us. Make your brain work!” … More Hearing the Voice: Storytelling with Juliet Conlin

Book Review: OK so I read The Game by Neil Strauss

  The Game by Neil Strauss They say “Don’t hate the player, hate The Game.” But after reading Strauss’ Number One Best Seller, it’s clear the player’s got problems too   When I’ve had a tipple too many, I have a habit of buying everything on my Amazon wishlist. Sometimes I catch it in time to cancel … More Book Review: OK so I read The Game by Neil Strauss

Amazon Killed the Bookstore, Long Live the Bookstore

Time Magazine might have thought it popped up by surprise, but in reality Amazon’s first physical bookstore has been a long time coming. Yes, you read that right. Amazon’s first physical bookstore. To be exact, they’ve opened a 5,500-square-foot bookstore, carrying a not-that-impressive 5,000 to 6,000 titles with 15 employees under the direction of Amazon … More Amazon Killed the Bookstore, Long Live the Bookstore

Of Books and Blogs (Or What To Do When You Hit A Wall)

Spending the weekend out of London to look after the family dog, my plan was also to spend some quality time writing. But despite the perfect timing, the endless hours to myself, I hit the writing wall. So instead of watching Netflix all day, I thought I’d write a blog about it and why spending time not writing is not always a bad thing. … More Of Books and Blogs (Or What To Do When You Hit A Wall)