I love April 1st. One morning a year, all of Britain comes together in critically evaluating news articles before accepting them as true.
Authors who write about spies, aliens, farting goblins or buried treasure bare their heart in their work just as much as 'serious' authors.
Best Middle English adverb: flaunt-a-flaunt - 'displayed in a showy manner' e.g. 'He comes in with his AppleWatch out all flaunt-a-flaunt.'
Writing a novel basically means inventing a character you love then building them a custom-designed torture chamber.
When I was at primary school a rumour went round that if you opened an #advent calendar door early, you died on Christmas Day.