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Behind The Blogger Book Tag

I’ve been tagged by culinary Queen Christina owner of the best Recipe and Review blog you’re likely to find anywhere, to spill the beans. But rest assured, no beans were harmed in the writing of this post—I promise. The Rules: Thank the person who nominated you Answer all the questions below Pingback the creator: Ellyn @ Allonsthornraxx Nominate bloggers you’d like to know more about in this tag And, of course, here are the questions: #1. Why did you start blogging and why have you kept blogging? I started blogging way back when I met this triceratops with one of the first Apple computers. You know, when they looked like a mini fridge and had a bar of soap as a mouse and everyone wanted one. Most recently I wanted to do a book blog, which I started back in 2017 and have been happily sharing my ‘opinionated’ thoughts about books every since. #2. What is your favourite type of post to write? Hmm … I guess I would have to say reviews, especially when I …

The 5 W’s Book #Tag

As I am at sorts today, and didn’t have a post ready, I thought I would steal this Tag from Shanah the amazing Bionic Book Worm, and why not! WHO — Name an author you would love to have a ‘One to One’ with. It would have to be Louise Penny. I was lucky enough to see her at a book signing last year, here locally. And got my obligatory 3 seconds with her as she wrote me a personal message in the book I was buying: GLASS HOUSES. But I would love to sit down with her and do a full-on interview at length, over coffee and cakes at the Bistro. WHAT — What genre do you most gravitate to? It use to be always science fiction but then, over the last couple of years, I turned to a life of crime … crime fiction reading, that is. I love me a good mystery, police procedural, or a good spy thriller these days. The Cold War is definitely not over, yet! WHERE — Where do …

#Fantastical Fridays

Everyone seems to have their favourite pet tag at the moment. So, I decided to have my own, and Fridays will now have a fantastical feel to them. But, of course, before I delve into what I will be including in my #Fantastical Fridays, maybe I should set out the scope of Speculative Fiction that for me, personally, encompasses science fiction, fantasy and horror! Listed below are as many of the sub-genres as I can think of, at the moment, off the top of my head. If I’ve missed any, let me know. SCIENCE FICTION: • AI • Alien Invasion • Colonization • Cyber • Dying Earth • Dystopian • First Contact • Futuristic • Galactic Empire • Generation Ship • Hard SF • Immortality • Military SF • Mutants • Nano-tech • Near Future • Parallel/Alternative Universe • Post Apocalyptic • Pulp • Robots/Androids • Slipstream • Space Exploration • Space Opera • Time Travel • Utopia • Virtual Reality FANTASY: • Alternative History • Contemporary [urban] • Dark Fantasy • Epic [classical] • Fairy …