NYC Midnight Screenplay Competition – Round 2

Last week, the results from Round One of the NYC Midnight Screenwriting Competition came out. I wrote about my experience here and what I thought my odds were off progressing on to Round Two. In short, I didn’t expect to make it into the top five. My main purpose for browsing through …

Book Review: A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald by Natasha Lester

Evie is a woman after my own heart, chasing her dreams and doing whatever she can to make them come true. She also happens to fall in love with a man she doesn’t expect to, and it’s not love at first sight either. I enjoyed the fact that Evie had to work a second job in order to pay for her medical studies and her life. Thomas is the perfect man for her, and it’s easy for the reader to fall in love with him too. In fact, each character is brilliantly written, and there are so many who give the world a real-life feel.

Book Review: The Dry by Jane Harper

The dry starts off with a great hook: the suicide murder committed by Luke as a result of the drought affecting Kiewarra. At the funeral, Falk is clearly seen to be some kind of outcast, and it’s not long before we find out why. He is reunited with old friends and enemies, and the plot quickly thickens, especially when he meets with Sergeant Raco.

NYC Midnight Screenwriting Competition – Round 1

April is always a busy month with Easter, Anzac Day, and school holidays, and CampNanoWriMo, so my blog has been quiet lately and I haven’t done a lot of reading. Last week I took part in the NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge. I’ve never written a screenplay before. A few months ago, the gazillion edits on …

Book Review: Morning Star – Red Rising 3

Title:  Morning Star Author: Pierce Brown Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Publication Date: 22nd September 2016 Genre: Mixed – Science Fiction / YA Darrow is the Reaper of Mars. Born to toil, carved to fight, destined to lead. But he is a broken man. Exposed as a Red in a world ruled by Golds, he has …