Reader, it's time to share some exciting news with you. I've accepted a publishing contract for my novel, A Tale of Two Glass Towns. There are a few references to our beloved Brontës in there (of course), but there is also so much more. I do hope that you'll share my journey to publication and beyond.… Continue reading A Tale of Two Glass Towns – coming soon.
As frequent visitors to my site will know, my main passion in life is the work of the Brontë siblings, and more specifically, the early works, or juvenilia of Charlotte and Branwell. The general consensus is that juvenilia are works written by authors who are under the age of twenty, or, in a nutshell, the… Continue reading Six Gems of Children’s Literature
The Glass Town Game is a 2017 children's novel by Catherynne M. Valente which is based on, you guessed it, the juvenilia of the Brontë siblings. As I'm not simply a diehard Brontëite, but also very slightly obsessed with the worlds of Glass Town and Angria, this was a book I just had to read. I was not familiar with Valente's work before stumbling across a mention of The Glass Town Game somewhere in the depths of book reviews on WordPress, so I didn't really know what to expect.