Having just put down a book before reaching the end, I asked this question on Twitter as I was curious about how others felt. To my surprise the majority of people stop reading if they are not enjoying a book, rather than persisting to the end. There was a range of answers related to pageContinue reading “How many pages do you give a book to grip you before giving up?”
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November round up
A general update on what’s been going on for the last month or thereabouts. Starting with some book news. Book 4 The first draft of book 4 (currently untitled), the first book in the new Age of Dread trilogy, has been sent off to my publisher. Phew. I got it in a couple of weeksContinue reading “November round up”
Comics are a medium not a genre
I thought this post was apt as Saturday 3rd May is Free Comic Book Day. A date where shops order a quantity of special comics which they then give away free. It generates a lot of business for them and it attracts a lot of people, some of whom will hopefully be new readers. SoContinue reading “Comics are a medium not a genre”
Reading as a hobby
During my day to day life some people view my reading habit as odd and unusual. By that I mean I am always reading a book. Always. I never read more than one at once, but am always reading. In a spare 5 minutes, or on a bus, train platform, in a waiting room etc,Continue reading “Reading as a hobby”
Why is reading important to you?
Someone in my day job asked me this today as they see me reading every day during my lunch break. I’ve always got a book on the go. Always. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have a book in progress. The most amusing and worrying thing I ever heard about reading was fromContinue reading “Why is reading important to you?”
It’s almost time for my summer holiday so I thought I’d do a quick post on what I’m going to be reading while relaxing by the pool. I’m not a fast reader at all, but when on holiday with few distractions, I can get through about four or five books in a week. So IContinue reading “Holiday Reads”
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