A While in the Woods

Reading. Writing. Wandering.



Not a Book Review – To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

"Alaska, 1885. Colonel Allen Forrester receives the commission of a lifetime when he is charged to navigate Alaska's hitherto impassable Wolverine River, with only a small group of men. The Wolverine is the key to opening up Alaska and its... Continue Reading →


Jane Austen’s House- Chawton

I'm in love with my new Paperblanks diary. No, I really am. I don't think I've ever owned a lovelier one. Inspired by Jane Austen, the cover features her signature, image and an excerpt from Persuasion (my favourite) in Jane's... Continue Reading →

Links for writers – Dec 2014 & Jan 2015

Some of my favourite writing-related posts from December and January... 1. The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2015 by Carrie Smith at The Write Life  2 Your Scene Needs A Problem by Ken Hughes at Janice Hardy's Fiction University 3. Polish Your... Continue Reading →

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