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Shannon

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Now you might be thinking why bother read my blog? But my blog covers a range of topics. I have Cerebral Palsy, am a book nerd, a writer and a student and so this is what my blog covers. Not only that, the disability side of my blog highlights that my disability doesn't mke me who I am, it is just a part of me.

Bin with paper in it. Text reads stop Writer's Block

Paws and Prose: 7 techniques to stop Writer’s Block

There is often a debate as to whether writer’s block actually exists. Personally, I think that the answer is yes. Writer’s block is when you have come to a point in your story, you know where you want it to lead to but you have no idea how […]

Diablo Book Cover. Banner reads Berg's Book Club. Berg sits on the horse.

Diablo by Fallacious Rose | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: DiabloAuthor: Fallacious RoseGenre: Children’s LitPublished: October 2017Star Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I hope you love horses just as much as my friend’s daughter because this week I am reviewing a children’s book featuring a horse. The book review of Diablo was requested by its Australian author, Fallacious Rose. It is a children’s […]

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Paws and Prose: A Workshop for Writers

What is a workshop A workshop for writers (or a writer’s workshop) is a place where you gather and share your work with other writers. A place to talk about your latest creative piece – often, spotting the obvious errors. But it touches upon many of the creative […]

The Selection by Keira Cass | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: The SelectionAuthor: Keira CassSeries Name: The SelectionBook No.: Book 1 Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Romance, DystopianPublished: October 2017Publisher: HarperTeenStar Rating: ★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club. As you learned last week from my The Book of Dust review, Berg is my little Daemon. He is a soft, kind soul that hates washing machines and is cheeky to me. He likes […]

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Paws & Prose: Superheroes and Love—A Short Story

This post is an odd one for me, it’s a short story of mine. I enjoy Batman, but I wouldn’t really say I’m a superhero fan. Instead, most of my fandoms are things like Doctor Who, Lord of the Rings, Merlin … all things like that. However, just […]

La Bella Sauvage book cover. A boat out in the distance, riding waves. The banner reads Berg's book club. Berg sits inside the boat.

La Belle Sauvage | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: La Belle SauvageAuthor: Phillip PullmanSeries: Name TheBook of Dust Book No.: Book 1Genre: Children, Fantasy, Teen and Young AdultPublished: October 2017Publisher:Alfred A. KnopfStar Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Hi and welcome to Berg’s Book Club! I can’t tell you how excited I am to be reviewing La Belle Sauvage. La Belle Sauvage is the first book […]

Bearing Disability Duvet, Pegs and One Hand

I’ve not hidden that I have cerebral palsy. As you can probably imagine, it does bring challenges to my life. They are usually around tasks that are typically done with two hands. So I have to be very creative to be independence. That includes changing a bed. Most […]

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