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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.

Destroyed by Deception –S. McWilliams|Berg’s BookClub

Book Title: Destroyed by DeceptionAuthor: Stacy McWilliamsGenre: University romance, Psychological thrillerPublished: January 2017Star Rating: ★★ Introduction This is a difficult one to rate for me. It has good parts and bad parts that force […]

Bearing Disability: Me & Cerebral Palsy

I have a congenital disability known as Cerebral Palsy. Congenital means I have had this disability from birth. My branch of Cerebral Palsy is Right-Hemiplegia, which translates to mean: right-side […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bearing Disability: Birmingham PHAB Camps

What is Birmingham PHAB Camps? Birmingham PHAB Camps is a charity that means a lot to me and I’ll never forget it. When I was sixteen, I was going through […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Paws and Prose: Creative Stories

As some of you know, I study Creative Writing at the University of Derby and I’m in my final year. Yay! I still don’t know if my degree will say […]

Boys Don’t Cry by Malorie Blackman | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Boys don’t Cry Author: Malorie BlackmanGenre: Teen & Young Adult, LGBT+, RealismPublished: March 2010Publisher:Doubleday BooksStar Rating: ★★★★★  Introduction As usual with Malorie Blackman, Boys Don’t Cry deals with issues that people face […]

Bearing Disability: Roast Dinner One-hand cooking

Originally I was going to make my bed one-handed but the video didn’t go well, it’ll be filmed one day. So I decided to show you how to cook a […]

Coach Catastrophy at the University

On Wednesday, I went to university to run my workshops. A workshop is a writer’s tool to improve your piece. I was getting ready to have a lunch break when […]

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