A While in the Woods

Fiction. Fairy tales. Far away.

Let’s All Take a Moment to Appreciate These Notebooks

Writers like notebooks. In fact, they really, really like notebooks. Some writers can't pass a stationary shop without buying one. Others keep every notebook they've ever filled, shelving them in careful order, a record of their lives. In truth, I've... Continue Reading →

Not a Book Review – Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie

I loved this book. So. Hard. Mr. Abercrombie is a wonderful writer - dark and witty - and I adore his flawed yet endearing characters, his grittiness, and his attention to detail. He also wields a verb like no one's... Continue Reading →

Happy Winter Solstice 

This year, for the first time since 1967, the winter solstice coincides with a full moon. Pretty special, wouldn't you agree? Let's celebrate with some beautiful, wintery poetry by Emily Brontë... Spellbound The night is darkening round me, The wild... Continue Reading →

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