We’ve all experienced that heartbreaking moment when you have crafted a witty, thought-provoking, hilarious tweet. The best tweet you could have posted, catapulting you to overnight internet fame. Alas, all hopes of going viral are shot as you spy your final obstacle: the little red -1 in the bottom corner. You gulp. It is clear … More Twitter Gives Us Another Thing We Didn’t Ask For
A blog post about not knowing what to write for a blog post? How meta. I’ve gone quiet online over the past few weeks, not just with my blog, but social media and even just private messaging. I found it so exhausting to keep up with and I needed a bit of a break from … More Scared To Blog?
The Man Booker Longlist 2017 was announced on 26 July and book bloggers, vloggers and reviewers alike have raised the debate again of whether these awards really matter. Being the unique snowflake that I am, here is my tuppence-worth on the subject (I’m British, we say tuppence, not two cents). For those of you outside … More Prestige and Prejudice in Publishing Prizes: The Man Booker Longlist
You’re going to have to bear with the stupid title and image. I’m trying to make light of something that genuinely concerns me and don’t actually think it’s trivial. Humour as a defence mechanism and all that. “Life Expectancy Rises Grinding To A Halt” Most people will have read this headline, maybe taken an interest … More Just Thinking About Death And Stuff