• Books,  Reviews,  Uncategorized

    Book review: And Still I Rise

    Book review of And Still I Rise Here is my book review of “And Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou which is a collection of poems. “And Still I Rise” is Angelou’s third volume of poetry and she’s also the author behind “I know why the caged bird sings”. Summary And Still I Rise is a collection of poems, divided in three parts. Some of Angelou’s most famous and wellknown poems like Phenomenal Women and Still I Rise are included herein. The poems reflect Angelou’s life and touches subjects such as love, womanhood, racism, blackness and in general just being human. For a full reference on the poems included, have…

  • Forfatter research din bog hvad er vigtigt?
    Forfatter,  Forfatter//Writer,  Uncategorized

    Research som forfatter – hvad er vigtigt?

    Research din bog – men hvad er vigtigt? Hvis du er forfatter eller godt kan lide at skrive, er du sikkert stødt på et problem i stil med ”hvad tjente en belgisk smed i 1746?”. Hvis du indimellem sidder og tænker ”er det her overhovedet relevant?” kan det her blogindlæg måske hjælpe dig. Jeg er som læser tit stødt på bøger der er rige på detaljer, fordi en forfatter har researchet deres emner. Nogle gange kan det dog også tage overhånd, og plottet forsvinder i detaljer og beskrivelser af autentisk fransk bestik fra 1890. Det er ikke alt læseren har brug for at vide. Men hvordan finder du ud af,…

  • 5 important things to remember as a new writer
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    5 things to remember as a new writer

    5 things to remember as a new writer As a new writer with very few or no published works to your name yet, writing can seem a daunting task. If you’re relatively new in writing or you are considering it, here’s a few advice for you. None of this is rocket science, but sometimes you need a reminder on what matters. Hopefully you’ll keep being motivated to write and even get better at it as you go along! I hope this list of 5 things to remember as a new writer, will help calm your nerves a bit. Especially when you’re sitting by the computer, wondering why no one has…

  • Bog anmeldelse Fanny Fairychild og det magiske spejl
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    Book review: Fanny Fairychild og det magiske spejl

    Anmeldelse af Fanny Fairychild og det magiske spejl This review will be in Danish since the book is currently only published in Danish. *Jeg modtog et anmeldereksemplar fra forfatteren og Forlaget Lindbo mod en ærlig anmeldelse af bogen* Fanny Fairychild og det magiske spejl er den første bog i en planlagt serie om pigen Fanny, skrevet af forfatteren Lykke Lindbo. Handling ”Da Fanny er fire år gammel, forsvinder hendes mor. Seks år senere finder Fanny sin mors gamle dagbog og et magisk spejl i en kiste på loftet. Herfra starter et langt eventyr. Med hjælp fra dagbogen og en flok legesyge guldsmede, finder Fanny vej til den gamle kone Alfhild…

  • How to thank your test readers madebyPernille
    Forfatter//Writer,  Uncategorized,  Writer

    How to thank your test-readers

    How to thank your test-readers? If you’re an author or a writer who isn’t published yet, you might be familiar with this situation. Are you unsure of how to properly thank your test-readers for their help? If that’s the case, I’ve got a few suggestions on what you can do. Professional or volunteer? Depending on whether or not the person giving you feedback is a professional, there are different ways to go about it. You can read my blogpost on different types of test-readers and feedback right here. In this blogpost however, I will only be talking about the volunteer help. Professional help and feedback will typically be charged an…