World Book Day – Like the Other 364 Days

Today is World Book Day, a day when we should celebrate books and many children will dress up as characters from favourite books. For me, World Book Day, is not that different to many other days of the year. My life is full of books. I have written before about the significant impact of movies/films…

End the Movie-isation of World Book Day

Today is World Book Day. For last year’s World Book Day, I wrote about how we should focus on supporting independent authors rather than constantly turning to the well known authors. My post this year makes a similar appeal and builds on the problems with World Book Day that tend to stem from primary schools…

World Book Day – Support Independent Authors

Today is World Book Day. Rather appropriately I will be spending at least some of the day working on my next novel. Although I have had academic books published by companies (and I would also encourage people to buy and read more academic books on World Book Day), my novels (Hijacking Japan and Tokyo 20/20…