Book Blogger Binge – Free Books, Book Expo and More…

The book blogger community is full of  talented writers, readers, and book nerds. However, we're also busy people. It can be hard to find time in the day to check out what our fellow bloggers are up to. I often forget to check on my subscriptions, or scan my Twitter for new posts, or check... Continue Reading →


Should Millennial Parents Change Fairy-Tales For Their Children?

Fairy-Tales. Cinderella. Little Red Riding Hood. The Three Little Pigs. These stories have been around for hundreds of years - some even longer than that! It is undeniable that passing down cautionary tales from one generation to the next has been around for as long as humans have been able to talk. Yet this generation... Continue Reading →

My Experience at The London Book Fair

  Hello Everyone! So, I wanted to try something different. As I explain in the audio, I have chosen to record myself talking about The London Book Fair instead of writing about to save you reading through a stupidly long document covering all three days. This was a great fun to cobble together. I'd love... Continue Reading →

Update: Planned Posts for February

Hello everyone! January of 2018 is over. And man, what an amazing month for Why Words Work! Here are just a few of the things January has brought to this blog:   I reviewed some fantastic short story collections - namely The Elephant Vanishes, The Emerald Circus and The Beginning of the World in the... Continue Reading →

Blog Update: Holiday Hiatus and Help!

Hello everyone! I haven't written anything in a few weeks. There are two main reasons for this. Firstly, my personal situation has become...complicated. Without going into too much detail, much of my focus has been directed onto my well-being as of late. Mentally, emotionally, and financially. Nothing too serious, I promise! But this period of... Continue Reading →

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