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Book vs film: The Colour Out Of Space by HP Lovecraft

The Book Corner season 5: Book vs film. Episode 7: The Colour Out Of Space by HP Lovecraft. Hold on to your sanity for 1927’s The Colour Out Of Space by HP Lovecraft, and its 2019 adaptation starring Nicolas Cage. The Book Corner The Book Corner is a regular break from critiquing for the writing […]

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The Shore, Cat’s Cradle and Uprooted: Book Corner 4.2

Tropes abound as the second trio from season four of my writing group’s monthly book corner takes in feminist speculative fiction, a classic of SF satire and a contemporary fairy tale: What is the book corner? Each month, our writing group takes a break from critiquing WIPs to examine a complete, published novel. Everyone picks […]

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The Murdstone Trilogy, The Power and Invisible Monsters: Book Corner 4.1

It’s time for The Book Corner season 4, part 1, loosely themed around books that had shaped our writing journeys. With nine very different titles, I’ll give my tuppence-worths in three instalments. What is the book corner? Each month, our writing group takes a break from critiquing WIPs to examine a complete, published novel. Everyone […]