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  • Best books I’ve read so far in 2018
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    Best books I’ve read so far in 2018

    Best books I’ve read so far in 2018   Another year has gone by. Last year, I made a blog post about the best books I’ve read a few months ago you can read it here. Six months have already gone by from the start of the year time is flying fast. Without further ado here are my top five best books I’ve read so far.   Disclaimer, not all books I list here are all from this year.   The Woman Next Door By Crass Green       First, on the list of the best books I’ve read so far 2018. Read this one at the beginning of this year…

  • Best current books to read
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    Best current books to read: Top five best books I’ve read so far.

    Best current books to read top five best books I’ve read so far.   Since spring is here and summer is among us (it feels like it’s already summer in this part of the world) I’m making a list of the best books I’ve read from the beginning of the year since now. So, far I’ve read 32 books out of 70. I’m quite busy this year so I don’t know if I’ll finish this goal but we will see. Without further ado, here is the list of the best current books to read.    Disclaimer: These books I’ve chosen are just in my opinion.   The wife between us…

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    Writing the first draft

    Writing the first draft Writing the first draft: it’s called the first draft for many reasons, writing the first draft is jointing down your ideas on paper.   Whatever you do, don’t look at what you wrote. I repeat; don’t look at what you wrote. Why? Because that comes later when revising, yes prepare to be mortified.   Don’t correct the grammatical errors or spelling that also goes into the revising phrase.   Some writers like to edit the first draft hoping it will be beautifully written. In that turtle mood, you’ll never finish the thing. Your focus is to slap “The End” at the bottom of the page and…

  • 5 authors that influenced my writing.
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    5 authors that influenced my writing.

    5 authors that influenced my writing. Those 5 authors I will mention here have inspired me to become a writer or at least to sit down and create stories.  Although I’ve read lots of books from different authors and different genres, I always return to their books. So who are the 5 authors that influenced my writing?   Stephen King The first on in the 5 authors that influenced my writing. I have to admit; I find him overrated but in a good way. He is not a writer but a storyteller which is even harder to achieve when writing, the ability to tell a good story. The first book…

  • Top five female characters in fiction
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    Top five female characters in fiction

    Top five female characters in Fiction.   I’m going with the theme of the national women’s day that was last Wednesday. I came up with the idea to do a blog post about Top five female characters in fiction.    Disclaimer these are ladies are from books I have read. So far if you don’t see yours, don’t get offended it means I haven’t read them yet xD   Clarice Starling from The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris.   Frist one in the list of Top five female characters in fiction. Read this book a while ago and must have seen the movie a few times, and it…

  • How to write a book review.
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    How to write a book review.

    How to write a book review. I’ve been reviewing books for quite some time now. I have authors who contact me to review their book. They give me a free copy in exchange for an honest review. I’m also a member of Net Galley  I love to read what’s out there, traditionally published or self-published it doesn’t matter. How do you write a book review?   Read the book.     The first tip in how to write a book review. If you are going to write a book review or rate a book, make sure you have read the book. Do not leave a book review if a friend read the…

  • Top 5 sexiest books
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    Top 5 sexiest books: That will get you hot and bothered.

    Top 5 sexiest books: That will get you hot and bothered.   Still going on the Valentines theme here is my top 5 sexiest books. Disclaimer: these are the books that I have read so I’m not going to list books that I have not read.    The Story of O by Paulin Reage    You thought Fifty Shades of Grey is raunchy? Think again this is the original Fifty Shades of Grey published in 1954 under the pen name of Pauline Reage, the author stated she wrote the novel under series of love letters to her lover.   The themes of the book consist of bondage, anal sex, objects inserted…

  • Top 5 hyped thrillers I yet have to read.
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    Top 5 hyped thrillers I yet have to read.

    Top 5 hyped thrillers I yet have to read   So, it’s 2018 I don’t know where 2017 have gone anyway, today’s post is about top 5 hyped books I yet have to read. I get a little sceptical when it comes to hyped books because I get disappointed and I hate when that happens.   Little Fires Everywhere Celeste Ng   Been listed as one of the most anticipated books of last year it has a rating of 70,837 on Goodreads. Also, I still need to read Everything I Never Told You by the same author.    I see you, Claire Mackintosh   I own this book it was given…

  • Best books I’ve read this year 
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    Best thrillers books I’ve read this year

    Best books I’ve read this year    Before I start not all books were released this year.  All of these books on the list are on the Thiller mystery genre so romance/ sci-fi etc won’t be in this list. Sorry.    Behind her eyes by Sarah Pinborough    Frist of the best books I’ve read this year. This book is amazing, it’s about Louise, a single mother who works as a secretary. One a rare night out she meets a man, the chemistry is a spot on, they kiss, and there is a problem, he’s married. On Monday, Louise goes to work to greet her new boss and yes, you…

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    Nano Wrimo five tips to get started

    Nanowrimo five tips to get started.       For those who don’t know, Nanowrimo stands for “National Novel Writing Month”. This is a worldwide event where writers challenge themselves to write 50K in a month. I started nanowrimo five years ago and won  5 times. When I first heard about it, I was like 50k in a month that is ridiculous who writes 50k in a month? I’m a fast drafter myself I write about 1,200 every day (a good day) so, I thought this is not going to be so bad. I can beat this.   Wirimo can be a challenging and wonderful experience, even if it’s just…