Eat, Pray, Love and Ideas I Have for My Own Writing

Eat, Pray, Love¬†was one of those books I hated for years before reading it. The set-up of visiting three “I”-countries was a little too convenient to be authentic, and the whole thing came off to me as a lot more pre-planned than the book or its author...

Review: Fat Girl (memoir)

It took me a few false starts to write a review of Fat Girl: A True Story. I guess that in and of itself is a statement: this book is so thought-provoking it took me weeks to digest its contents, while at the same time being so scattered and narratively unfocused as...

How to Write a Non-Fiction Book Proposal

In my search for books on how to write a non-fiction book proposal, I came across 6 that I found helpful: How To Write a Book Proposal, by Michael Larsen Nonfiction Book Proposals Anybody can Write, by Elizabeth Lyon The Fast Track Course on How to Write a Nonfiction...

Review: Every Secret Thing (memoir)

It’s taken me a while to write a review of this book – I think I love it so much my review can’t possibly live up to the book. For a description of the book’s plot and relevant reader comments, check out amazon.co.uk (not .com). Essentially,...