Why do we want to write and what stops us? How do we fight the worry that no-one will care what we have to say? What can we do to overcome the obstacles in our way? Sunday Times bestselling author Cathy Rentzenbrink shows you how to tackle all this and more in Write It All Down, a guide to putting your life on the page.
Alicia Souza needed to make a marriage announcement without having a big, fancy wedding. So a few months after the legal documents were signed making her and her husband George government-approved official, she upgraded her annual-ish update of drawings into a book, which surprised George, too. Dearest George is her way of getting back at her husband, for being awkward about PDA, by taking all her love notes public.
At a time when global warming, wildlife crimes and man-animal conflicts are at their worst, 'Green Humour' provides its readers some much needed comic relief with a comprehensive and satirical take on various aspects of the natural world and the threats to its conservation.
Adrift in a raft after a terrible shipwreck, ten strangers try to survive while they wait for rescue. After three days, short on water, food and hope, they spot a man floating in the waves. They pull him on board - and the survivor claims he can save them. But should they put their trust in him? Will any of them see home again? And why did the ship really sink?
Neil Gaiman once said that 'the world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before'. This little book is the embodiment of that vision. Drawn together from speeches, poems and creative manifestos, Art Matters explores how reading, imagining and creating can change the world, and will be inspirational to young and old.
Our lives are so crammed that it leaves little-to-no time for rest. When we do set aside time, we invariably get caught up in thinking of the next item on our to-do list or organising a drawer full of pens. Work, chats, chores, meeting friends - all of these demand time and attention and #FOMO keeps us from stepping back or cancelling plans to simple relax. But what if you could replace #FOMO with #JOMO a.k.a the joy of missing out? Welcome to the world of Niksen - the Dutch art of doing nothing.
Whether you're a crafting beginner, artist or designer, this book with 40 unique projects ideas, all made with a single sheet of paper, offers a rich variety of papercraft techniques. With step by step illustrations, this is a great way to explore the diversity of paper as a medium and learn how to make stunning projects.
Personal essays from acclaimed and upcoming Nigerian writers detail the realities and contradictions of patriotism, examine the role of class and privilege in Nigerian society, juxtapose inherited tradition with the diasporic experience and explore the power of storytelling and its intrinsic link to Nigeria’s history. Within these pages, the writers share memories and experiences of Nigeria that can be found nowhere else, bringing to the fore a country whose influence can be found everywhere.
When it comes to books, whether you're a reader, writer, hoarder, decorator or any other type of bibliophile, the relationship with them is sacred. This collection of comics by Grant Snider explores the bookishness surrounding the irresistible thrill of reading and writing.
Are you a seeker of ideas? Or are you a dreamer who sits on the front porch contemplating life? No matter your age or creative background, this entertaining collection of comics provides insight into the joys and frustrations of creativity, inspiration, and process.
Inspired from the author's personal experiences of living here for nearly two decades, after having moved from Kolkata, and being a spectator to the rapid development of the village into what it is today, Gurgaon Diaries is a humorous peek at the workings of this modern-day village and how the Millennium City is a paradox in itself.
#BookReview A stellar collection of short stories handpicked from a nationwide writing competition. This has suspense, humour and romance with profound writing by budding authors.