Tag Archive | fiction

The First Draft Syndrome

If you’ve ever made any kind of attempt at creative writing, you probably know the infamous first draft syndrome. Most writers will suffer from it at some point, and it usually comes after they’ve written anything – whether that be a short story, a novel a poem or anything else. I have been suffering from […]

Vampire Fiction: A History

Nowadays when you hear the word Vampire the first thing that pops into your head is probably less than satisfactory, and usually circles around Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and poorly written books. But vampire fiction is a genre in itself and has been around for many years. Let’s retrace Vampire Fiction, from its feeble first […]

Memory Lane: Adrian Mole

I’m sure many of you remember Adrian Mole. He is the teen protagonist that we all love for his warm, witty and often hilarious nature in The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾, The Confessions of Adrian Mole… The list goes on. Sue Townsend, the creator of these wonderful books, has written eight Adrian […]