It’s been a good few weeks since I sat down and wrote the first draft of a blog at my desk at home, rather than on my lunch break at work.… Read the rest
This will be the section of the blog where I say something about my life before I dive into talking about how I’m not going to talk about Stephen King and then the review.… Read the rest
When are you reading this? When was it released?
11th of May, I think is the plan.
Well, it was finished on Friday the 19th of April, meaning it took six days to read.… Read the rest
I’m not sure I’ve ever finished writing one blog and transitioned straight into the next before.
It’s too organised. It smacks of professionalism, and that isn’t me.
This is going to be a tough one to write.
That’s not to say Salem’s Lot has any emotional relevance to me. I won’t struggle to get through it before the waterfall of my tears sends sparks flying from my keyboard.… Read the rest
And so it begins — the final leg.
When I picked up Carrie, I had just twenty-seven books remaining. The seven Harry Potter books, four David Wellington Vampire novels, the first eight in the Darren Shan Zom-B series, and eight books by Stephen King-the first seven he published under his name and his non-fiction, On Writing.… Read the rest
Cast your mind back. Before the Berlin Wall came tumbling down. Before the Hundred Years War marked its 78th year. Before Rome Fell.
Cast your mind back and back and back until you reach 2011.… Read the rest
I have a horrible feeling that, in one of these blogs, I’ve already spoken about both my support for United and my relationship with football.
It can’t have been concerning a Manchester United book, because I’m (pretty) sure I’ve only read three and all of them I’m reviewing today.… Read the rest
I’m going to be a dad.
Well timed, too.
I remember being a kid and going to my grandma’s bridge club (Golden Gate was their favourite), telling them I didn’t want to get married (girls are icky), but I did want kids.… Read the rest
Transport yourself back to the blogs in this series written in the first three months of last year, if you can stomach, and you will find me moaning about how my productivity has dropped off a cliff.… Read the rest