LOH – Day 5 Dr. Johnson's House
Dr. Who? Dr. Samuel Johnson, the man who wrote an entire dictionary.
LOH – Day 4 Famous London Places
One of my favorite things to do is walk around London early on a Saturday or Sunday morning.
LOH – Day 3 Guildhall
Rroman ruins in the basement of a medieval guildhall? London really does have it all!
LOH – Day 2 The Roman Baths
Who doesn’t love half-buried stones that now barely resemble what they once used to be?
LOH – Day 1 The Royal Courts of Justice
Join me as I go inside many "off limits" buildings during London's Open House (LOH)!
The great people at BookMachine invited me back this month to share my tips for creating a freelance business. You can read it here.
How I Became an Editor
The Society of Young Publishers recently asked me how I became an editor. Here is my story.
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Do you like unsolvable mysteries? Then have I got a book for you!
Feeling confused at the way the world seems to work? Here's a book you'll want to read.
Elizabeth of York: The First Tudor Queen
Do you know who this woman is?
Books on Hold
At the start of the lockdown, I thought it would be no problem to read the books on my bookshelves . . .
Who doesn't love it when a celebrity tells all? Carrie does it so well you won't stop laughing.
With all the dystopian booklists popping up during the Covid-19 epidemic, I’m astounded not to see The Giver on more lists. Isn’t it the ultimate dystopia?
The Mandibles: A Family, 2029–2047
This book in a word? Bleak. Yet, also highly relevant and reflective of our world at this precise moment of the pandemic.
The Publishing Business
I picked up this book at the event BookMachine meets Bloomsbury back in September of 2019. A great book if you're just getting into publishing.
The Diary of a Bookseller
The Diary of a Bookseller shines light on the people behind the counter. They work long hours and deal with unimaginable circumstances.
The Dutch House
Don't we all love a little family drama, especially when property is involved?
The Uncrowned Queen: Margaret Beaufort
How many of you are wondering, Who the heck is Margaret Beaufort?
My books versus library books
Why do I need to hold myself accountable for reading my own books?
Recently I realized that most readers might not understand my plight, as in, why am I so excited about libraries?
Becoming a Writer
If you're missing motivation to write, you'll be nicely guilted into getting down to business after just a few pages!
I’m overwhelmingly grateful to Yaa Gyasi for opening my eyes to something I know little about.
On Quitting Book Clubs
I quit! I quit all my book clubs!
Things Fall Apart
I will always remember the pain I felt as I read the final page and closed the book.
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