Cupán Fae’s 2019 Advent Calendar, Day 20 – Contagious

Review and gift idea by Paul Carroll. I love marketing books, which always seemed to shock people when I was nineteen and studying to be an English teacher. Contagious by Jonah Berger is probably my favourite, and certainly the one that I recommend most often. Like all accessible books on business and marketing, Contagious is … Continue reading Cupán Fae’s 2019 Advent Calendar, Day 20 – Contagious

Cupán Fae’s 2019 Advent Calendar – Day 9, On Writing

Review and gift idea presented by Róisín Tuohy For nigh on forty years, Stephen King has been bashing out powerful stories and iconic characters, not to mention terrifying the hell out of people. On writing is a different kind of book. Written in 2000, as King made a slow recovery from a horrific road accident, … Continue reading Cupán Fae’s 2019 Advent Calendar – Day 9, On Writing

Cupán Fae’s 2019 Advent Calendar – Day 7, Bird by bird

Review and gift recommended by Róisín Tuohy Bird by bird by Anne Lamott is the kind of book you give a writer in dire need of a pep talk… or possibly a psychotherapist.  Writing isn’t easy and Lamott feels your pain. Crammed with practical advice and exercises, as well as stories from the author’s own … Continue reading Cupán Fae’s 2019 Advent Calendar – Day 7, Bird by bird