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Saturday, 28 February 2015

FREE Children's Anthology

Please take the time to consider...


*~FREE via Amazon from 27th - 3rd March only~*

GURNARD'S BOOK OF DELIGHTS is a collection of stories written by children aged between four and eleven years of age for a Primary School literary competition. They had to write a story involving an element of time travel... and they certainly did that.

It features three bonus stories by authors, Vanessa Wester and S.P. Moss, who judged the entries.

S.P. Moss commented: 

"I've had so much fun reading your wild and wonderful stories. There were stories that made me giggle, stories that made me gasp and stories that amazed me with the places they took me to. I travelled in time back to the war, the Victorian times and even further - to the Aztecs, the ancient Greeks and ancient Egyptians with your stories. The time travel mechanisms were most ingenious - from boffin-like time-travel machines to everyday objects like a TV and a toy train. Not to mention a hat and some rather fabby pink boots - and even magic guinea pigs! Thanks to all of you who took part and keep on writing..." 

Any funds raised from sales of this book will go to Gurnard Primary School.

Please read & review.

THANK YOU

Friday, 6 February 2015

Fifty Shades... the music is great!

Okay, it's been a while since I spoke about this, so here we go...

For those who read my blog, you'll know that I read the second book in the Fifty Shades Trilogy (worst £3 purchase of my life) and thought the writing was terrible!

However, I have not read the first or third so maybe I am missing something. Either way, one day I might read them! Doubtful, but never say never...

However, the song by Ellie Goulding is pure genius


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As I wrote on my own trilogy acknowledgements, the Twilight Soundtracks inspired me whilst writing my own trilogy. Music is a powerful tool. So much so that I am even considering going to watch the film! It has to be better than the books... ha ha!


I think this is what I find most offensive. The media constantly draws comparisons between Twilight and Fifty shades. Now excuse me if I fail to see ANY similarities!

Bella was always perceived as attractive. Edward was a vampire that could read minds, which is why he was torn. Whatever people think, Twilight appealed to a wider audience.

Let's keep Fifty Shades for adults... at least those interested!

Enjoy the music,
Vanessa