The Crimes of Grindelwald | Comic-Con Trailer | Movie Trailer

The past couple of days has brought us another trailer for Fantastic Beasts - The Crimes of Grindelwald movie. The movie, due for release  15 November 2018, stars Eddie Redmayne (Newt), Katherine Waterston (Tina), Dan Fogler (Jacob) and Alison Sudol (Queenie). This second part of the Fantastic Beasts story has of course been written by … Continue reading The Crimes of Grindelwald | Comic-Con Trailer | Movie Trailer

A Year in the Life of a Writer

A Year in the Life ... it's the name of a little tv special that I've watched so many times over the years I've lost count. I find that I need to watch it when I get to certain points of writing. It's something that has connected with me and that I look to when … Continue reading A Year in the Life of a Writer

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them | J.K. Rowling | YA | Book Review

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM | J.K. Rowling Kindle edition | Young Adult | Fantasy | 293 pages Released 19 November 2016 When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them | J.K. Rowling | YA | Book Review

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them | Movie Review

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM | Movie released 17 November 2016 | | Screenplay by J.K. Rowling | | Directed by David Yates | | Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell | The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them | Movie Review

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | HP8 | J.K. Rowling | #SpoilerFree | Book Review

 HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (HP #8) | by J.K. Rowling | | Middle Grade | Young Adult | | Fantasy | | 320 pages | | Kindle Edition | | Published July 31st 2016 |     Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | HP8 | J.K. Rowling | #SpoilerFree | Book Review

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix | J.K. Rowling | YA | Book Review

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (HP5) | by J.K. Rowling Kindle edition | Young Adult   Harry Potter is due to start his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He is desperate to find out why his friends, Ron and Hermione, have been secretive all summer. But before he … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix | J.K. Rowling | YA | Book Review

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter | Diagon Alley | Universal Orlando Resort

If there was part of our US vacation that was the most anticipated, it had to be The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. As a huge HP fan and someone who has been totally inspired by, J.K. Rowling, it was a dream come true. To be able to physically step into the world created by … Continue reading The Wizarding World of Harry Potter | Diagon Alley | Universal Orlando Resort

Book Review | The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike (#2) | Robert Galbraith

THE SILKWORM (Cormoran Strike #2) by Robert Galbraith Published June 24th 2014 by Mulholland Books 455 pages Kindle edition Purchased from Amazon When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, she just thinks he has gone off by himself for a few days - as he has … Continue reading Book Review | The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike (#2) | Robert Galbraith

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | J.K. Rowling | YA | Book Review

by J.K. Rowling ★★★★★ Kindle edition It's the summer holidays and soon Harry Potter will be starting his fourth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry is counting the days: there are new spells to be learnt, more Quidditch to be played, and Hogwarts castle to continue exploring. But Harry needs to be … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | J.K. Rowling | YA | Book Review

Why do I do it?

As a writer, one of the things I feel from time to time most of the time is the worry that I'm wasting my time. It's one of the reasons that I haven't shared with anyone except immediate family and a couple of friends that I write books. Writing is such a private thing where you … Continue reading Why do I do it?