Stone mattress, 9 wicked tales by Margaret Atwood. Am making

Stone mattress, 9 wicked tales by Margaret Atwood. Am making my way through this nightly. I think some writers are just suited/more brilliant or natural to the longer form of the novel and Atwood is one of them.
Short stories are hard.
The best story of this collection is the title of the collection, Stone mattress. .
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.Stone mattress, 9 wicked tales by Margaret Atwood. Am making my way through this nightly. I think some writers are just suited/more brilliant or natural to the longer form of the novel and Atwood is one of them.
Short stories are hard.
The best story of this collection is the title of the collection, Stone mattress. .
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#shortstory
#margaretAtwood
#novel
#whatiamreading
#whatYouReading
#fiction
#writing
#creativeWriting
#rozzie
#reading
#readinglist
#atwood
#stoneMattress
#getReading
#loveTheCover
#booknerd
#bookclub

Sarah by J. T. Leroy. This was a book that

Sarah by J. T. Leroy.
This was a book that I was strongly recommended to read.
I loved the start and end. I loved any of the parts with the main character and his mother. The middle section where the mother was absent didn't feel as emotionally correct. The narrator is a 12 year old boy who is a prostitute like his mother. However, the only time I believed this was in the final pages. Great characters with some good scenarios but not a huge recommendation from me.
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.Sarah by J. T. Leroy.
This was a book that I was strongly recommended to read.
I loved the start and end. I loved any of the parts with the main character and his mother. The middle section where the mother was absent didn’t feel as emotionally correct. The narrator is a 12 year old boy who is a prostitute like his mother. However, the only time I believed this was in the final pages. Great characters with some good scenarios but not a huge recommendation from me.
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#jtleroy #sarah #books #reading #whatiamreading #bookclub #lotLizard #narrator #fiction #novel #rozzie #itsJustOkay

It’s Irish Book Week amd here’s my much loved labyrinth

It's Irish Book Week amd here's my much loved labyrinth in Galway City. It's Charlie Byrne's Bookshop. It rambles up and down steps and into second book areas, children's books, journals and any new book you could think of. It's kinda am institution and I insist you visit.
️It’s Irish Book Week amd here’s my much loved labyrinth in Galway City. It’s Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop. It rambles up and down steps and into second book areas, children’s books, journals and any new book you could think of. It’s kinda am institution and I insist you visit.

#charlieByrneBookshop #loveBooks #newBooks #secondhandbooks #galway #bookshops #irishshops #booksRock #reading #irishbookweek #rozzie

Irish Book Week kicks off today until 3rd November. Books

Irish Book Week kicks off today until 3rd November.
Books upstairs in Dublin City is my favourite bookshop. It now has a beautiful coffee shop upstairs with cool views. They regularly host poetry and fiction readings and champion the emerging to the more commercially successful writers.
Bookshops, to me, should be staffed by people who read books(a no brainer, you might think but I've been in ones where book staff had not heard of Carver) and who are not up their arses.
Sorry to be vulgar but reading and selling books shouldn't make anyone feel superior. The owners and staff of Books Upstairs are book lovers and friendly without pushing books on you.
They recently pushed their bookshop through to the other shop next door. The children's section is full of quirks.
They sell a big range of lit mags, bookmarks, book loot etc as well as books! 
Next time you're in need of a book, don't say you didn't know!
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.Irish Book Week kicks off today until 3rd November.
Books upstairs in Dublin City is my favourite bookshop. It now has a beautiful coffee shop upstairs with cool views. They regularly host poetry and fiction readings and champion the emerging to the more commercially successful writers.
Bookshops, to me, should be staffed by people who read books(a no brainer, you might think but I’ve been in ones where book staff had not heard of Carver) and who are not up their arses.
Sorry to be vulgar but reading and selling books shouldn’t make anyone feel superior. The owners and staff of Books Upstairs are book lovers and friendly without pushing books on you.
They recently pushed their bookshop through to the other shop next door. The children’s section is full of quirks.
They sell a big range of lit mags, bookmarks, book loot etc as well as books!
Next time you’re in need of a book, don’t say you didn’t know!
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#irishBookWeek #booksUpstairs #bookshop #reading #writing #rozzie

I always see the value of having someone to read

I always see the value of having someone to read my writing and give me help, support and push me on.
I'm ultra fortunate that this guy, brilliant author and rock dude, Peter Murphy is writer in Residence in Carlow till December!
He reads work so carefully and really has given my writing the focus it needs. Go raibh.I always see the value of having someone to read my writing and give me help, support and push me on.
I’m ultra fortunate that this guy, brilliant author and rock dude, Peter Murphy is writer in Residence in Carlow till December!
He reads work so carefully and really has given my writing the focus it needs. Go raibh.
#peterMurphy #novelwriting #fiction #irishwriters #writerInResidence #carlowArts #carlowCollege #writing #rozzie