Film Review: ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ (2016)

Film blurb from IMDB: The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Review: Ok, brace yourselves people, because this is going to be an absolutely level TEN FANGIRLING review! In short, this film is amazing! It could well…

#Transgender Awareness Week Film Review: ‘The Danish Girl’ (2015)

Please note: this review is a repost from a post earlier this year on The Breathing Ghosts Series Blog– the official blog for my series of novels- and is in honour of Transgender Awareness Week 2016 (14-20 November 2016.) Watching The Danish Girl (TDG) was a really intense experience for me- Eddie Redmayne has an…

Transgender Awareness Week 2016

Hi guys! As I am a big supporter of trans rights, I would like to repost a few posts on this blog that deal with transgender issues, in order to promote Transgender Awareness Week this year. I wrote this post last year to celebrate and promote Transgender Awareness Week 2015, and as Transgender Awareness Week…

Review: ‘Neverwhere’ by Neil Gaiman

Blurb from GoodReads: Under the streets of London there’s a place most people could never even dream of. A city of monsters and saints, murderers and angels, knights in armour and pale girls in black velvet. This is the city of the people who have fallen between the cracks. Richard Mayhew, a young businessman, is…

Review: ‘The Queen of the Tearling’ by Erika Johansen

Blurb from GoodReads: An untested young princess must claim her throne, learn to become a queen, and combat a malevolent sorceress in an epic battle between light and darkness in this spectacular debut—the first novel in a trilogy. Young Kelsea Raleigh was raised in hiding after the death of her mother, Queen Elyssa, far from…

Exciting News- I’ve won a Writing Competition!

BIG NEWS, folks! I am thrilled to announce that I have WON FIRST PLACE in the Greenwich Writers’ Group ‘A Bump In the Night’ Halloween Short Story competition! The competition was judged blind, and the challenge was to write a Halloween-themed short story of no more than 3,000 words. I am delighted to say that…