Jacqueline Farrell

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Jacqueline Farrell lives in the north west of England. She is the author of three paranormal romances and two historical romances. She has also co-authored a Jane Austen spin-off with Amanda Grange. She has been writing as a hobby since she was 18, but only got a novel published when she was 45.

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Jacqueline Farrell Firstly I'll look at what is blocking me. Sometimes it's because the plot doesn't work or seem plausible, so I'll usually have a little cry (!), then…moreFirstly I'll look at what is blocking me. Sometimes it's because the plot doesn't work or seem plausible, so I'll usually have a little cry (!), then copy whatever the offending writing is to another folder, in case I might be able to use any of it later, and start again with a different narrative arc. The other way I deal with it is to just write whatever comes into my mind no matter how weak or implausible it is. That works more often than I expect it to. (less)
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Holes by Louis Sachar
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This is a lovely book. I read it with my students regularly and am constantly charmed by it. It tells you all the things you need to know -eg. Stanley being innocent of the crime is told to us right at the beginning of the book - yet at the same time ...more
The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey
"I really enjoyed this book. It has a little bit of everything to offer, and kept me on edge, so I had to push through. This is the first book that I've read in awhile that did not waste much time on the love interest aspect. This book is definitel..." Read more of this review »
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I have read this book several times now and it is one of my all time faves. That being said I feel I have to shave off one star (ideally only a half really) because there are a couple of things that irritate me. I like the character of Marjorie, but ...more
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I gave this book two stars because the actual story was just intriguing enough for me to want to finish it, but everything else - characterisation, style, punctuation (punctuation! - to be fair, where was Mr Mitchell's editor? Clearly commas are thin ...more
Close My Eyes by Sophie McKenzie
"It was a toss up between a two and a three star review for Close My eyes. The good points are very good: the story tackles a difficult subject with sensitivity and insight and it really is a gripping read - like many reviewers I found myself racin..." Read more of this review »
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Time and Time Again by Ben Elton
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Oh Ben. You are the same age as me and I remember watching you on Friday/Saturday Night Live when I was a radical young thing; I felt there was nothing I couldn't accomplish and you seemed the same. Where did the years go? Now we're both 5o-something ...more
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This was a real page turner and I stayed up all night to find out what happened. In the end I found it a little bit implausible, but I definitely want to read more from this author
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