One of the great joys in life is discovering an author whose work you love. Those books which you don’t want to finish, and when you do you hug them (that may just be me). That is one of the reasons why I am reading the top 100 books of all time, to find such authors.

As part of my youth reading I discovered Eoin Colfer, I actually did hug ‘Half Moon Investigations’ after I finished it. I loved it. I loved the humour, I loved the characters, I loved how Eoin brought the seriousness of a crime novel to the school yard.

It is when you read books like this that it reinvigorates the idea of why you wanted to become an author in the first place. You want to write books that people hug. And I’m feeling inspired, so short post today, I have some writing to do…

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