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MY CHEEKY SECRETS

Fooled you!

 

Sorry about that... I was just testing out a Call To Action.

The truth is I'm a mum of two small human tornados who keep me busy, but don't worry – I'll always deliver your work on time!

Oh yeah, and I loooove narrowboating – odd, I know. But you should try it; it's as much fun as you can have at 2mph!

Nothing sinister about me really, other than the fact that I love horror movies. The only problem is... I'm too chicken to watch them on my own, so I usually have to enlist some unlucky sap to watch them with me. 

I also have a great love for literature... my existence has had a sprinkling of literature throughout.

Yes, yes – I know that sounds dramatic, but from the age of 4, I practically lived in my library.

Some of my best days were spent working in my local independent bookshop, sipping tea and shooting the breeze. I literally got paid (albeit not very much) to talk about books... all day!

Then came my grown-up jobs where I had to 'adult' in publishing houses such as The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (Pharm Press).​

Anywho, so glad you stopped by to check out a little bit more about me.

In case you’re also a lover of books, here are some of my faves!

 

Books

Day of the Triffids 

The Secret History 

To Kill A Mockingbird 

Empty World 

The Catcher in the Rye 

Everything is Illuminated 

The Long Song 

Oh, and here are some of my other top faves!

Films/ TV

The Invitation – When a dinner party goes left.

Aliens  – Not to be confused with Alien.

Terminator 2 – I have a thing for sequels.

The Goonies – "HEEEEY, YOOOOU GUYS!!"

Line of Duty – Because I secretly want to be a detective.

Black Mirror – I can't think of a smart-alec comment.

Train to Busan – Who doesn't like zombies on a train?

Podcasts/Audiobooks

Teacher's Pet

S-Town 

Who the Hell is Hamish

Crime Junkie 

Kindred

​​Maxine's writing is warm, energetic and fun. She wrote a great guest blog post for me. I'd be happy to recommend her to others.

Thank you!

   Amy Morse, Founder of Learn to Love Your Words

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"People on the outside think there’s something magical about writing, that you go up in the attic at midnight and cast the bones and come down in the morning with a story, but it isn’t like that. You sit in back of the typewriter and you work, and that’s all there is to it."
– Harlan Ellison