Ten to Talk Through: Laura Price

They say to write what you know about, but Laura Price’s debut book is the best example of this I’ve seen in such a long time.

Single Bald Female follows Jessica, who is in her early 30s and seems to have it all, but whose life it thrown into turmoil when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s heartbreaking and heartwarming in equal measures.

I sat with Laura to ask her how she has a little help in procrastinating, and the exciting setting of her next novel.

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Ten to Talk Through with Rachael English

Sometimes, books I love are written by someone whose main job isn’t as an author. One of these people is Rachael English, who works as a broadcast journalist for Ireland’s state broadcaster.

I’ve read three of Rachael’s books so far, and just recently finished her most recent book The Letter Home. We sat down to talk her traditional method of beating writer’s block, and her biggest vice when writing.

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Ten to Talk Through with Jessica Redland

February is the perfect time to celebrate love and romance authors. Jessica Redland is one of my favourite contemporary romace authors in the UK at the moment, and I adore her cute and cosy romance fiction. Most of her books, including her most recent one A Wedding at Hedgehog Hollow, are set in Yorkshire.

Jessica and I sat together to talk about what inspired each of her books and why we have NaNoWriMo to thank for them at all.

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2021 Reading Habits Survey

Another reading year has passed by, and it’s time to almost officially close it off. I still have some things I’d like to look back on, but one of the best ways – and one of my favourite ways – to look back over what I read the previous year is this survey.

I find it super in depth and informative, and it makes me think about a lot of topics and insights I probably wouldn’t think about otherwise.

To compile my answers, I took a look at my reading journal, and my profiles on Goodreads and the Storygraph. I found this survey super helpful and insightful, and I hope it’ll be so for you too.

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Ten to Talk Through with Lucy Nichol

If you’re a 90s grunge music fan, I can guarantee you’ll love The Twenty Seven Club by Lucy Nichol. It’s a fantastically nostalgic tale of 90s music, friendship, and discovering who you are.

I sat down with Lucy to chat about the inspiration for her debut novel, and the slight inspiration from her personal life that ended up in the book.

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