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My Plea: Let’s End the Book/Genre Shaming!

WARNING: This post might venture into rant-territory. I try to keep my official rants few and far between, but I’m fired up! So… I’ve now been to a few writers’ conferences and I’m noticing an irritating theme. In a community where we each struggle with the process of writing our books, screenplays, poems, etc. there […]

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Read Outside Your Genre

I’m about to admit something shameful. For quite a while, I honestly believed that there was no point in reading outside me “preferred” genre. Breathe, Victoria. Breathe. Okay, I said it. Wasn’t that awful of me? I know it was. I’m a horrible human being. It’s true though. I thought, hey, there’s a million and […]

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New Adult Fiction – Here to Stay?

Before I went to the Surrey International Writers’ Conference in 2013, I had never heard of the new adult genre. YA – check. Romance – check. Historical, paranormal, fantasy, steampunk (all in one novel?) – check. New adult was described to me, and Wikipedia et al have since confirmed it, as the 18-25 year old […]

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A Moral Dilemma by Zara Kingsley

Book Review: A Moral Dilemma by Zara Kingsley

When I joined onto the Fiction Addiction blog tour for A Moral Dilemma I was feeling the itch to read some good chick lit. I was not disappointed. A Moral Dilemma, by Zara Kingsley, centres around Rebecca Hardy, a beautician at a boutique beauty salon in London. Becky has just dumped her cheating boyfriend, leaving her the sole […]

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