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Shannon

Hi.

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.

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 […]

Glasdrum by Fiona MacBain | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: GlasdrumAuthor: Fiona MacbainGenre: Psychological Thriller, MysteryPublished: April 2017Publisher:Fionamacbain.comStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I know this is a little late – I had someone reverse into my car (more on that on Friday). So, […]

Berg’s Book Club —A place for Book Reviews

Hi guys, so this is about the new name for my brand new book club. All my reviews will now be published under the book club name ^_^. Why am […]

Room by Emma Donoghue | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: RoomAuthor: Emma DonoghueGenre: Psychological ThrilliarPublished: August 2010Publisher:Star Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club. Today, Berg and I are reviewing Room by Emma Donoghue. This book has an amazing and interesting plot. The […]

The powers of the editing stick: A Writer’s Tool 

Is it a drumstick? A chopstick? Wand? Nope, it’s an editing stick. Ok… it’s a chopstick really, but who says that something has only one purpose? Everyone always tells you […]

Save the Cat by Blake Snyder| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Save the CatAuthor: Blake Snyder Book Series: Save the CatBook No.: Book 1Genre: Non-fiction, How to guidePublished: November 2016Publisher: Michael wiese productionsStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction Save the Cat! No, not a real one. Save the Cat is a book for aspiring screenwriters on how to […]

Creating a Site: What You Need To Know!

Thinking of creating your own site? Maybe you are like me, a writer who wants to share your thoughts, not only on writing but on other things too—current affairs, films, […]

Bearing Disability: Shifting Weight

Carrying weight has always been a problem for me. I have to consider it all the time when I’m shopping. Even moving a bunch of things to the next room […]

Bearing Disability|Jar Opener: Lid Superglued Shut

Everyone has had that one jar or bottle that cannot be opened by hand, whether you are disabled or not. You know the situation. You fancied that Bolognese sauce that […]

Blogger Recognition Award—a blog chain

Hi guys, it’s been a hectic start to my third year of uni, so sorry I haven’t posted as much. But Morgan has nominated me for a blogger recognition award! […]

Daughter, Disappeared By F. MacBain| Berg’s Book Club

As the title of this book suggests, this is a story about the disappearance of the main character’s daughter. Daughter Disappeared by Fiona MacBain is a multi-narrative, young Adult psychological thriller that explores the potential dangers of family secrets and the consequences of lying. However, it also touches upon some controversial subjects and has a lot of coincidences while also showing potential in the author’s future work.

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