Guest Post: Being Real and The Policy of Truth

Jan 20th, 2019 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

I’m not someone who likes to write about themselves. In fact, I loathe it. I never know what to say, and I’ve never been good talking about myself in the first place. As well as being a keen observer and listener, I’m someone who is big on actions speaking for themselves. So, when I was asked to write this, I have no hesitations admitting my...

Isabella: The Bullet Review

Oct 8th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

At the end of last month, one of our favourite writers, Cristina Hodgson, released the third part of her Chantelle Rose series: Isabella. This instalment in the series follows Chantelle as she receives a surprise invitation that opens up the door to her long-since deceased mother’s past. New love challenges old, bonds and formed and broken, and Chantelle’s quest for the truth may destroy everyone...

Guest Post: Talking About Writing and Writing About Life

Jun 25th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

Ironically, words cannot describe how excited I was to be invited to talk at the Can Anyone Write A Memoir? event at the end of April. I wasn’t published, my writing had been on a worryingly long hiatus, and yet here was the opportunity to talk about something I loved doing, that resonated deeply within me, and in one of my favourite places in the...