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Literature from a Little Welsh Lady. . .

Book Review: The Witch’s Tears by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr

He pulled the front of his shirt open and Merry saw a gaping wound across the centre of his chest, dark with dried blood. 'Oh God. . .' She pressed her hand against her mouth. 'There wasn't a happy ever... Continue Reading →

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NaNoWriMo 2017

This November is National Novel Writing Month. Many of my friends have taken part of this event throughout the years but this year I thought I would give it a try. The aim of NaNoWriMo is to write a 50,000... Continue Reading →

The Deliciously Dark Works of Edgar Allen Poe (Part 2)

Quoth the Raven "Nevermore" ~ The Raven For the second instalment of this series, I have decided to discuss my favourite poem of Poe's - The Raven. First published in 1845, the poem centres around our narrator, an unnamed man, lamenting over... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Witch’s Kiss by Katharine & Elizabeth Corr

Witches do not kneel. They do not grovel. They do not beg favours from any creature, mortal or immortal. Merry is a typical teenager except that she descends from a family of witches.  Due to her mother's longing for a normal life,... Continue Reading →

Being an Editor and an Author: Aberystwyth University’s MA Anthology 2017

Before, Behind and Now: An Anthology In January 2017, I was lucky enough to be selected as one of the co-editors of Aberystwyth University’s MA Anthology. This was a fantastic opportunity for me to experience the world of editing as... Continue Reading →

Book Review: On the Other Side by Carrie Hope Fletcher

Your soul is too heavy to pass through this door; Leave the weight of the world in the world from before. ~ Chapter 1: New Arrival I have to admit, this novel isn’t one that I would normally read but,... Continue Reading →

Life Lessons: 5 Facts about Studying a Masters in Literary Studies

As I am nearing the end of my MA course, I thought it would be helpful to discuss how my experience differed from my initial expectations. For this reason, here are 5 facts that you may have not realised about... Continue Reading →

Happy 1st Anniversary!

A year ago today I created Llyfraubach! I admit that recently this blog has not been a priority for me (for various reasons) but I’m back and more determined to make it a success! To celebrate this anniversary, I promise... Continue Reading →

The Deliciously Dark Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Part One)

And now was acknowledged the presence of the Red Death. . . ~ The Masque of the Red Death (1842) *As an admirer of Edgar Allan Poe, I struggled to decided which tale, or poem, to discuss for my latest post.  For... Continue Reading →

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