Shelley, Welsh, Nabokov: The Dream Authors Panel with Eventbrite

This week, I was inspired by Eventbrite – a platform that allows event organisers to plan, promote, and sell tickets to events and publish them on social media – to come up with my dream panel of authors, dead or alive, to hear talk about their particular genre and bestselling books. I have used Eventbrite […]

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Scran: Self-Published Series of Short Stories

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to be awarded a Vacation Scholarship by the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland and chosen to be a Research Intern by the Research Interns at Strathclyde programme to research 21st century Scottish literature and to write and self-publish my own series of Scottish short stories. I […]

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Film Review: Victor Frankenstein

Published by The Strathclyde Telegraph. Victor Frankenstein is an outlandish and, at times, implausible but thoroughly enjoyable twist on the legendary tale of the man who created a monster. With a rather exaggerated but electrified performance from James McAvoy as Doctor Victor Frankenstein, and Daniel Radcliffe as obedient side-kick Igor, this film tells the story […]

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Top 5 Books You Should Be Reading in 2016

You’d probably expect a literature student to constantly have their head buried in a book. You expect them to be a complete and utter bookworm, practically eating the neated pressed piles of paper like tictacs. But, not me. To my eternal irritation, I’m actually quite a slow reader. I usually need a bit of a […]

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Vote for me for Story of The Month on Short Story Sunday!

Last month, I posted my short story Ivy Moon which was chosen to be published on Short Story Sunday! You can now vote for my piece as Short Story of The Month! Follow this link to vote for Ivy Moon and leave a comment on why you think this story should win. Thank you, thank […]

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The prettiest book in all the land!

I found this edition of The Picture of Dorian Gray in Waterstones in Glasgow a few months ago. I went back to the shop a while later to buy the copy but it was sold out. After looking for ages on the internet trying to find out the name of the make, I stumbled across […]

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