Month: August 2012

Literary Birthday – 24 August – Stephen Fry

Happy Birthday, Stephen Fry, born 24 August 1957 Stephen Fry: On Reading & Writing Read slowly Savour every word and every line. Reading verse can be like eating chocolate - so much more pleasurable when you allow it slowly to melt inside of you, so…

Dorothy Parker: On Writing

Taken from The Paris Review interview by Marion Capron How do you actually write out a story? It takes me six months to do a story. I think it out and then write it sentence by sentence—no first draft. I can’t write five words but that I…

Thesaurus Club

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Bookshops we want to visit

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The Weekly Bookshelf

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Spelling Cartoon

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Abstract Nouns

What is a noun? A noun is a naming word. It identifies people, places, or things. According to Merriam-Webster, it is 'a word that is the name of something (such as a person, animal, place, thing, quality, idea, or action) and is typically used in…

Tell The Wolves I’m Home

by Carol Rifka Brunt (Pan MacMillan) R195 ISBN: 9781447202134   Sibling rivalry, the taboo around AIDS in the eighties, and a teenager’s crush are central themes in Brunt’s first novel.   The famous painter Finn Weiss made a portrait of his nieces, June and Greta…
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