Banned Books: Is Your Favourite On The List?

Banned Books: Is Your Favourite On The List?

It’s Banned Books Week Books have been seen as dangerous since we first started writing them. And in 2019, governments around the world continue to censor them. From American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis (Australia) to The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa (Cuba) to all works by political activist Liu Xiaobo in China, including…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Inspiring Bedtime Stories For Young Girls

INFOGRAPHIC: Inspiring Bedtime Stories For Young Girls

If you’re an avid reader, you likely grew up reading everything you could get our hands on. From fairytales to wild fantasies, no page was left unturned. However for many, there is one type of story that is read less frequently than others: tales with empowered, clever, and independent female role models. These stories can…

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Most Popular Books of 2018 and World Reading Habits

Most Popular Books of 2018 and World Reading Habits

Your novel or screenplay is being polished, and you are almost ready to launch it out into the world. You’re going to be pretty interested then in the reading habits of different countries, so that you know the best places to publish. Reading rates differ around the world, and certain books are more popular in…

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Classic Literary Journeys: Which Have YOU Read?

Classic Literary Journeys: Which Have YOU Read?

Iconic Journeys Some of the most famous novels are character journeys, not just metaphorically but literally too … They are ROAD TRIPS! I love this infographic from CarRentals.com, which takes its inspiration from some of the most iconic Great American Novels: 1) Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson Fear and Loathing…

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10 Ways To Organise Your Book Collection

The way you organise your book collection can make all the difference in finding your favourite classics with ease. How you organise your books will depend on your style and the way you want it to look visually. If you’re a creative decorator, you may want to stack vertically or incorporate fun elements, like plants…

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All About Cover Art – Which Is Your Favourite?

All About Cover Art Have you ever decided to read a book simply because you liked the artwork on the cover? There’s a reason why! Cover art designers work tirelessly to create an attention-grabbing, marketable look that draws a reader to it. It may even be created BEFORE the book has been written. That’s how…

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Just For Fun: Shakespearean Insult Generator

April is the month of The Bard, especially since he lived and died on the same day (April 23rd). So, how literary were you last month?? Hmmmm?? Well, don’t worry if your wordcount is low and your TBR is high as the end of the month approaches … You could revisit some of Shakespeare’s works…

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INFOGRAPHIC: A Snapshot Of American Reading Habits

I’m super-nosey, so I always love to know what other people are reading – which is why I love Goodreads. Seeing people shelve, read and review books virtually (plus where they are page-wise!) is fascinating to me, which is why I always share my own reading progress online. So when the good folks from GlobalEnglishEditing…

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