My Favourite Reading

I like to read magic realism, myth, folklore, weird fiction, metafiction, off-kilter realities, genre-bending, genre-defying, thrills, spills, adventure, lost worlds, inner worlds, strong plots, stronger women, playful language, wit, wisdom, irreverence. Favourite authors include Angela Carter, Helen Oyeyemi, Silvina Ocampo, Carmen Maria Machado, Haruki Murakami, Scarlett Thomas. Form & Format Novel-length and short fiction. Non-fiction: Continue Reading

Reading as a Writer

To write well, read as much as you can and as widely as you can. Push yourself to read authors you’ve not come across before. Go outside your comfort zone with genres. Try reading in different formats, you may find a book you struggled with in paperback captivates you in audio. Read like a writer. Continue Reading