Every Girl’s Summer Reading List

Dear Diary, Being a true Gemini and a very polygamous… reader, I subscribe to quite a number of newsletters, magazines and online curated editions about all things words (writing, literature, journalism, social media, content… the list of keywords is endless) Sometimes I come across something really interesting, fun, useful and thought or post provoking. Today,…

Writers Quote Challenge Prompt

Dear Diary, Today I am joining in this fun and exciting challenge: Writers Quote Now it is the matter of finding a very good quote…. How about this one: This quote comes from one of my favourite authors Alexandre Dumas (the father), author of The Musketeers’ adventures. I challenge you to take up this quest….

TBR (to-be-read) Pile

Dear Diary Dearest Readers. If you are like me, you are polygamous readers and have TBR pile next to your bed, in your study, in your e-reader. This pile is growing. It is growing non-stop. It never stops.  You pick up ideas for TBR from social media, bookstores, friends’ suggestions. If you start reading an…

Thoughts of the day: Thursday

Dear Diary, Here is my bit for today. Trust me. It happens to the best of us. My initial thought was to turn around and go back home for my mobile (cell phone). However, I was running late already and decided not to do it (Hindsight is a tricky thing. I should have gone home)….

BookBub/AmazonKindle: Love for Scale

Dear Diary, I’ve decided to get serious about my book reviews. Well, I want to learn how to and how to not. I googled the issue and came up with a few useful tips and instructions. Here I will try to review a book from AMAZON Kindle (Book Bub) according to the instructions I’ve found….

Thoughts of the day: Tuesday

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Unrequited Love Elixir

Dear Diary, Let the witch in me speak this part. We all need this Elixir at some point in our lives We all have suffered the ailment, the curse, the illness, the disease, the evil, the gift, the miracle of UNREQUITED LOVE. Why do I say all of us? Just Google it. You will find millions and…

Charity Box Book – Double Cross by James Patterson

 My next book in ‘Charity Box’ pile was Double Cross by James Patterson Just when Alex thought his life was calming down into a routine of patients and therapy sessions, he finds himself back in the game–this time to catch a criminal mastermind like no other. A spate of elaborate murders in Washington D.C. have…

Between Angel and Wesley choose… Spike

Dear Diary, I am about to let you in on one of my tantalising if not ‘dirty’ secrets. When it comes to Buffy’s men, my all-time favourite is Spike  Well, you tell me. How can you not love this bleach-haired Brit with such high cheekbones? How can you not ache for his jokes and sarcasm, his…

Write What You Know: Don’t Kill The Magic

In The Carrie Diaries, Carrie Bradshaw (of Sex in The City fame) gets one useful and very important advice ‘Write What You Know’. You do not need to make things up. You do not have to drag the story from the depth of your brain. You do not need to suffer painfully and pointlessly. You…