RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… DECEMBER 2020

Hello reading friends! So much as happened since the arrival of 2021, that December already feels a long way away! However, I hope the following wintery reads offer some escapism in a world that still feels far from certain. Please don’t be put off by Christmas covers, all the books highlighted would make equally greatContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… DECEMBER 2020”

CHRISTMAS HAIKU 🌟

Hello reading friends! As we come to the end of a difficult year, I wanted to gift something to everyone who has read, followed, liked, shared, commented, encouraged and supported me (and my writing). Your friendship has been fantastic and helped me feel connected during these strange, worrying times. As a thank you, I haveContinue reading “CHRISTMAS HAIKU 🌟”

RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… NOVEMBER 2020

Hello reading friends! Here in northern Scotland, we’ve enjoyed some beautiful frosty days but it has also grown darker and so it felt right to spend time exploring the spookier/ supernatural side of fiction, reading The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock, The Mercies, as well as the Dark Stories collection. Since travel is still out forContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… NOVEMBER 2020”

A FLASH FICTION NEWSFLASH

Hello Reading Friends! It’s time for a quick personal update, sharing some fantastic flash fiction news. As a newbie to flash fiction, I was delighted to be longlisted in the Bath Flash Fiction Awards and then shortlisted in the Flash 500 competition. And it really is all about flash fiction this month, as I amContinue reading “A FLASH FICTION NEWSFLASH”

RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… OCTOBER 2020

Hello reading friends! As the clocks went back here in Scotland, autumn tightened its grip and we battened down for the first couple of storms of the season. And although I love the restorative power of spending time surrounded by nature, the wild weather also gave me an excuse (who needs an excuse?) to snuggleContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… OCTOBER 2020”